Rehabilitation of 'Kikuyu Escarpment' Kenya

$200 $45,800
Raised Remaining


This project is aimed to produce 50,000 seedlings,which will be used in planting 50Ha in the Kikuyu Escarpment,Kenya.Over 5,000 households will be sensitized and be trained on their environment.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

The project will fight desertification and eradicate poverty among the communities surrounding Kikuyu escarpment,Central Province,Kiambu district,Kenya.Over 25,000 residence will acquire knowledge on how they manage their environment and natural resources within their reach.

How will this project solve this problem?

Reach out to 22 institutions and train them,hold 4 public awareness campaigns in four villages,hold 10 training of local leaders and opinion leaders.We shall raise 50,000 seedlings and plant them out in the Kikuyu escarpment.

Potential Long Term Impact

Increased water flow from the rivers,increased rainfall and increased crop harvest from the farms.Irrigation on the lower side of Mai Mahiu.Healthy residence,due to access to clean drinking water.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $200

Funding Information

This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.

Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $200 .  The original project funding goal was $46,000.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).

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Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Project Leader

Edward Muguheli

Nairobi, Kenya

Where is this project located?

Map of Rehabilitation of 'Kikuyu Escarpment' Kenya