Winam Gulf Wetlands Resilience Project Goes International

Investing in the Nile Corporation for a Water Secure Future – is what the headlines read from Rwanda to Kenya and through all the 11 countries of the Nile Basin. Suffice to say, sustaining the waters of the Nile was the main Agenda of not only the 5th Nile Basin Development Forum, but also the […]

A Shinning Moment

“Ecofinder Kenya’s Nature Based Solutions Receive Wide Recognition by The Equator Initiative”  At Ecofinder Kenya, we are, or rather have been on a mission to empower and work with grass-root communities, government and private sectors and the civil society, through a conglomerate of different Nature Based Actions to see to local Sustainable Development. Our efforts […]

The Save Lake Victoria Campaign Launch

The Messiah complex, well, at some point in our lives, we all experience this. As this is a common phenomenon in many people who consider themselves good and helpful people, we at Kenya Lake Victoria Waterkeeper have taken up the responsibility on instilling this in the minds and hearts of the Lake Victoria Community. This […]

The Unheard Voices of the Young Waterkeepers

At Kenya Lake Victoria Waterkeeper, we strive to make Lake Victoria more Drinkable, Fishable and Swimmable. We are a community of water stewards and advocates for change for Lake Victoria. Looking back at our community and forward to our goals, we realized that we are missing some very important voices, which tend to be overlooked in […]

Kusa Wetland Community Struggle for Conservation

Kusa wetland supports a number of economic activities including fishing, mat weaving and papyrus and sand harvesting. The community members have however been practicing indiscriminate harvesting of the wetland’s resources which has over the years led to its massive destruction.  Naturally, rural communities are known for practicing agriculture and rearing of animals which majorly contributes to […]

Wetlands for Disaster Risk Reduction

The Wonder Kids of Joel Omino Primary Schools  Just a couple of days ago, we marked the day for the wetlands of the world. As we all know, wetlands are some of the most productive ecosystems on the planet and aside from the ecosystem goods they provide, they are also paramount in disaster risk reduction. […]

Village Eco-Enterprises Movers and Shakers.

“In The Making” To empower local community members with the skills and knowledge of conserving their wetlands, you need to subject them to training and skill building seminars, this has always been the par for the course. Needless to say, more often than not, these skills and knowledge only ever stick to a small fraction […]

Meet the Team!!!

Leonard Akwany is a Kenyan environmental scientist born in Kisumu, Western Kenya. He is passionate, enthusiastic and committed to working on interactions between society, economy and ecosystems to realize the dual objective of conservation and poverty alleviation amongst the communities he was raised in. He has a long and successful history of work with Lake […]

Village Hubs for Wetland Conservation Agriculture

Over dependence on wetland resources as we have seen, is the root cause of wetlands destruction and the degradation of these resources. Over and over again there have been efforts of creating awareness on the importance of wetlands and ways of conserving our wetlands. Truth be told, you cannot tell people to abandon a way […]