Protect Caribbean Rainforest in Costa Rica

 
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Protect Forests

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of Protect forests Forest conservation awareness group mostly made of students and conservation ,people around assists to conserve and protect forests especially our very own Kakamega Forests which provides for very many people who live around it and require it for their survival.It mostly educates villages around of the need to preserve forests and to avoid destroying trees alike.the organizations encourages villages and students alike to shift their thoughts on the importance of trees and forests,economically and socially.It also shares with them the advantages of protecting forests since this means preserving animals and insects and even endangered species of some birds which bring foreign tourists visit this scenery.It is also in link and international scientific groups exploring the forests. Read more.
Related to project keywords: species, preserving, shift, forests, conserve

Wildlife In Kenya

By a female, 31-45 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of WILDLIFE IN KENYA Wildlife Include animals, birds and fish that have not been tamed. In our country we were blessed with many wildlife. In this wildlife in this wildlife they are important they form Kenya national heritage tourism attraction employment for Kenyans as a game warders, translator, tour guides, police officers and in various roles In the hotel and travel Industries. but even we have wildlife there many faas such as poaching,human-wildlife conflict, destruction of habitata destruction of pollution. but them we have to conserve measures of the wildlife such as game parks, game reserves, protection of wildlife bans on commercial hunting, education at the public and Ecotourism, and them their wildlife are important. because they help us In many ways such foreign currency, promotion of local cotage and employment but the government of Kenya Kibaki has now put Ideas to conserve our wildlife. Read more.
Related to project keywords: poaching, hunting, measures, conserve, protection

School Funding

By a male, 31-45 years old, in Kakamega North, Kenya
Map of SCHOOL FUNDING The story is about an Organization which helped Lunyinya Primary School and the entire Lunyinya community. Lunyinya Primary school made an application to the organization called community Development Trust Fund (CDTF) requesting for a funding to aid in construction of classrooms as the existing ones were inadequate for the eight hundred and sixety pupils. The organization responded by visiting the school to assess what was on the ground. It had earlier on asked the school to invite all parents, local leaders, educational officers, provincial Adminstration and other stakeholders to be on the centre for sensilisation purpose. After the exercise, the school qualified for a grant of 3.4 milion shillings to facilitate the construction of six standard classrooms, eighteen pit latrines, urinal pit, erest lightening arrestors on all buildings, purchase and installation of two large water tanks of five thousand litres each to help in harnessing of drinking water for the learners. The parents were to contribute 10% of the total cost of the whole project. They were able to do it by giving voluntary services like digging the foundation, provision of water,curing the walls during construction, extraction of sand and provision of any locally available material for construction process. All people concerned carried out their duties committedly and in a duration of one year the whole project was complete. The school has decent spacious classrooms, adequate and qualitative pit latrines and learners are able to get education of the school has also improved tremendiously. Read more.
Related to project keywords: existing, adequate, funding, two, year

Illegal Poaching Of Wildlife To Stop

By a male, under 16 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of ILLEGAL POACHING OF WILDLIFE TO STOP In Kenya mostly were there is forests that are habitat for wildlife are being protected in order to stop the killing of wildlife. However, there came an organisation together with well trained officer called Kenya wildlife service. This organisation was formed so that to stop the illegal killing of wildlife. Besides, the main source of income in Kenya simply came from wildlife. This because without wildlife Kenya economy can go down by 60%. Moreover, that's why the government is so much interested in the stop of illegal poaching of wildlife. Read more.
Related to project keywords: habitat, simply, forests, protected, officer

Illegal Poaching Of Wild Life To Stop.

By a male, under 16 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of ILLeGAL POACHING OF WILD LIFE TO STOP. In Kenya, mostly there is forests that are the habitat for wildlife are being protected in order to stop the killing of wildlife. However, there came an organization together with well trained officer called Kenya with life service. This organization was formed so that to stop the illegal killing of wildlife. Besides the main source of income in Kenya simply came from wild life Kenyan economy can go down by 60%. Moreover that's why the goverment is so much interested in the stop of illegal poaching of wild life. Read more.
Related to project keywords: habitat, simply, forests, protected, officer

Illegal Poaching Of Wildlife To Stop

By a male, under 16 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of ILLEGAL POACHING OF WILDLIFE TO STOP In kenya, mostly were there is forests that are the habitat for wild life are being protected in order to stop the killing of wildlife. However, there came an organisation together with well trained officer called kenya wildlife service.This oganisation was formed so that to stop the illegal killing of wildlife. Besides the main source of income in kenya simply came from wildlife.This is because without wildlife kenyan economy can go down by 60%.Morever, that's why the government is so much intersted in the stop of illegal poaching of wildlife. Read more.
Related to project keywords: habitat, simply, forests, protected, officer

Transforming Lives Of Landscapes

By a male, 31-45 years old, in Kisumu, Kenya
Map of Transforming Lives of Landscapes I have been conducting social & environmentally progressive research aimed at reducing hunger & poverty & preserving natural resources in the developing country. This help contribute to human welfare& environmental conservation in the tropical areas by developing adaptable & suitable soil management practices that integrate the social-economic processes that regulate soil fertility & optimize the use of organic & inorganic resources. Read more.
Related to project keywords: conducting, preserving, areas, &, resources

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Project Leader

Steve Gwenin

Field Director
Exeter, Devon United Kingdom

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Map of Protect Caribbean Rainforest in Costa Rica