144,000 Nairobi slum city dwellers live under the mercy of environmental mess. Majority live in deplorable conditions due to lack of clean drinking water, littered neighbourhoods with garbage all over and disease rampages majority of them due to poor living conditions. Urgent Interventions are needed to curb this disaster. Little children are affected most.
Nairobi city has grown in bounds. 3 million people live in Nairobi. The environment degradation laced with poverty have taken over the suburbs of Nairobi. 144,000 people are at risk of disease and early death due to the effects of Climate change which has impacted greatly to the urban poor. Community intervention is never enough due to financial constraints. Children and the elderly are the most affected. Injection of donor cash in to the project will divert major catastrophes waiting to happen.
Green Eco-Network provides fresh drinking water to the children, provides 2000 tree seedlings to reclaim the environment, provides high quality seed to the community to mitigate them against hunger, provides tents to children during rainy seasons, provides relieve food when drought strikes villagers, provides garbage collection services, conserves the environments for clean water. Buys milk to young children. Feeds streets families affected by this calamity.
The long-term impacts of this project will be - The project will educate 200 families on mitigation techniques against climate change to rise above poverty consequently provide healthy living to the children and the elderly. - The project will reclaim 90% of the dilapidated environment due to soil erosion by planting 800,000 trees in the next one year. - The project will improve living conditions of 80% of the families within the first year by collecting garbage and regular cleanups.