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The Role of the Internet in Environmental Conservation

Mobile phone penetration in Kenya has crossed the 100% mark. This is according to the Communications Authority of Kenya, which also stated that customer subscription has hit 46.6 million. Yes, you read that right. 46.6 million Kenyans have a mobile phone. In addition to that, internet penetration is at a whooping 84% with 43.3 million

By Purity Wanjohi 3 months ago
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How to Conduct a Successful Cleanup with the NCC

On the 27th of July 2019, MSI will be having its first cleanup of 2019; 28th cleanup as a movement. Using our experience, we share how you can organize one with your team. GUIDING FACTS Safety and credibility are the most important aspects. It should be as fun as it is purposeful. TIME FRAME &

By Purity Wanjohi 3 months ago
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Wanted: Less Cleanup Events.

When MSI in held its first environmental cleanup in August 2013, it had a grand mission: to inspire people to take an active role in ensuring a clean, green and beautiful environment. Monthly cleanups were seen to be the best way to do this. In January 2017, after conducting 28 cleanups with the local government

By Purity Wanjohi 6 months ago
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You, your money and the environment

When I visited France last year, I opted to go to Lyon instead of Paris for two reasons: one, to see my friend, Joy and two to see another part of France that isn’t Paris. This article made the decision easier. As a result, I passed over the opportunity to visit the Notre Dame Cathedral,

By Purity Wanjohi 6 months ago
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Urban Agriculture and its valuable non-food products.

When my father started growing vegetables outside our house in Nairobi, it was out of sheer love of farming. At the time, I didn’t know that what my Dad was doing was ‘Urban Agriculture’ since I hadn’t heard of the term before. I have many memories from this small urban farm. Memories of being taught

By Purity Wanjohi 6 months ago
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Food waste: A moral issue.

I remember when I was growing up, wasting food was unacceptable. One of the table manners I religiously upheld was serving food that I knew I would finish. My siblings and I had to spend a few minutes thinking about how hungry we were before we served. We didn’t want to be told that ‘tunaonyesha

By Purity Wanjohi 6 months ago
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Lest we Forget…

Dear Earthlings, Greetings! Recently, after having an argument with my mom I mentioned “staki stress” and she laughed and said despite what I may or may not want to hear “it is what it is” and boy was she right! Now, its 2019, some of us are still weaning off the festive mood, I wouldn’t

By Oluchina Oyesa 9 months ago
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Our Women History Month Feature on the YALI Times

Purity Wanjohi and Kevin Okech are the two faces behind Mazingira Safi Initiative (MSI), a community-based organization in Nairobi, Kenya, with a mission to inspire change in how Nairobi residents treat the environment. The two have run the initiative alongside other members for almost two years and have shown dedication in mobilizing volunteer students and

By Kevin Okech 4 years ago