Equip Rangers to Protect Endangered Wildlife


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Kenya Wild Service

By a male, 22-30 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of Kenya Wild service Kenya Wildlife service is an organization discouraging poaching and defforstation. the goverment of Kenya has deployed more rangers to protect these forests but the efforts seem not to be bearing fruits. People in my community are really destroying the Ngong Forets and the governed seems to be doing nothing about it. in about two years to come to the forest would have been finished. Some of the people in my community are hunting down the wild animals such as elephants for their tusks since they cost a lot of money. Thus tasks are exported to other countries. Lastly the goverment has arrested some people trying to escape with the tasks but this is too little. More needs to be don e if corruption stops in this organization. Read more.
Related to project keywords: rangers, poaching, elephants, forests, protect

Warning Poaches On Illegal Killing Of Wild Life

16-21 years old, in Taita Taveta, Kenya
Map of Warning poaches on illegal killing of wild life Africa sent a strong message to poachers of its elephants by setting ablaze nearly fire tonnes of contraband ivory worth millions of shillings. Through the burning of this contraband ivory they are sending a clear message of poachers and illegal traders in wildlife in our region and beyond. Many elephant lives has rescued to boost tourism sector in our country which has been offering employment opportunities and many lives. Read more.
Related to project keywords: poachers, elephants, elephant, wildlife, rescued

Charcoal Burning

By a male, under 16 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of CHARCOAL BURNING Small percentage of Kenyan land is covered by forest. Upto late last century when human being invaded the forest. They cut down the trees and either burn the as charcoal or use them as timber. This has made the climate to change and also destroying the water catchment areas. The government has put in place mechanism to curb this problem and with the suport of the green belt movement the situation is slowly changing.Taking back the natural beauty of our country. Read more.
Related to project keywords: climate change, natural, charcoal, land, back

Protecting The Rivers

By a male, 22-30 years old, in Trans- Nzoia, Kenya
Map of Protecting the rivers The government has collaborated with the local leaders in saving the catchment areas from encroachment being practised by those living near river banks. There is rapid farming alongside rivers and this has reduced the water levels greatly. The dwellers are also asked to plant indigenous trees and more specific distance off the banks. Read more.
Related to project keywords: rapid, encroachment, rivers, trees, farming

Water Polution

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Kisumu, Kenya
Map of water polution Water pollution creates a lot of losses. Firstly the death of the animals living in the water Secondly the water will became unsafe for human use In kenya mostly in Nairobi water pollution is caused by the big factories which dump their waste products into water sources The government has tried to employ people to teach the industry workers on how to meet treat they products before dumping them into rivers and streams but some managers and directors of the factories ignore them Immediately after work the people working in the factories would like to eat different kind of fishes yet he disposes waste products which will the life in water In recent days the government is looking forward on how to stop water pollution even if arresting the owners of the ships which are leking soil on top of water. Read more.
Related to project keywords: streams, rivers, working, stop, meet

Wildlife Conservation

By a female, under 16 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of WILDLIFE CONSERVATION In the last month there were cases about the attack of wild animals in many communities. it is very hard for the villagers to settle in their homes. They complained about the puching of animals. The wild animals are dying every now and then. The villagers went to the Kenya wildlife service. They wanted to find a solution from how to protect the wild animals. Poachers should be arrested and be charged for what they have done. The officer promised to protect the wild animals. The community will settle for a meeting with the Kenya wildlife service to find a solution. Kenya wildlife service will be on their work, searching for the animals. They should be taken to the wild animals orphanage. The solution will be found and the community will settle. Read more.
Related to project keywords: poachers, animals, hard, cases, month


By a female, 22-30 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of TRANSPORT Transport is the movement of people and goods from one place to another. the movement may be by air,o water or on land.In the transport we have the main forms of transport in Kenya are land transport,water transport and air transport.land transport include road,railway and pipeline then we have rail transport is the less costly than road bu it only reaches limited destinations served by the railway line.pipeline is cheaoer and most convinient for transproting liquids,good like water,oil and gas,then water transport this include the use of steamers,ferries boats and ships.it is used on seas,rivers and lakes.it carry heavy and bulky goods.Air is a form of transport which uses aeroplanes to transport goods and people.in most cases only light and very valuable goods. Read more.
Related to project keywords: rivers, land, road, cases, air
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Project Leader

Chloe Lala-Katz

Communications and Finance Field Liaison
New York, NY United States

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