Stories from the Field



Ten inspirational women from the community conservancies of northern Kenya - working to build peace, conserve wildlife and reduce inequality. We’re calling this #10Women for SDG10 - the tenth UN Sustainable Development Goal that is all about empowering and promoting the social, economic and political inclusion of everyone, regardless of gender or ethnicity.

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Stories from the Conservancy Livelihoods Fund

To date, the Conservancy Livelihoods Fund has awarded US$1.6m for 66 projects across 29 conservancies, with a total of 62,000 direct beneficiaries and many more indirect beneficiaries whose lives are improved by the overall success of their conservancies. CLF projects have also been used to leverage US$ 190,000 in match-funding from county governments and other NGOs. Hear from some of the CLF champions here.

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Lemula Lekumoisa

Superstar Moran, Westgate Conservancy

When drought destroyed Lemula's entire livelihood, he turned to NRT Trading to start a new chapter. This is the story of how an uneducated warrior became a financially-literate entrepreneur, and is helping his peers on the same journey.

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Dade Roba

Business woman, Biliqo-Bulesa Conservancy

Dade runs a maize mill. Historically she has always relied on local supply, so when the rains fail, so does her business. In July 2018, Dade was one of 102 women in Biliqo-Bulesa to recieve a business loan from her conservancy, find out how she's transforming her business and supporting her family for the future.

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