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  I have no money to give, but my agenda is
Daily NationI have no money to give, but my agenda is worth moreDaily NationExposure to such responsibility at an early age planted the seed for leadership in her heart. She is greatly inspired by the late conservationist and Nobel Prize Laureate, Professor Wangari Maathai, celebrated world over for her conservation efforts ...
Posted on 3 August 2017 | 9:50 am
  Woman, Kenyan and on the campaign trail -
Woman, Kenyan and on the campaign trailHuffPostAfrica's first female Nobel Peace Prize winner was Kenya's Wangari Maathai, an environmentalist, who risked her life fighting deforestation. While the whole world looked away from the evils of apartheid in South Africa, the musician Miriam Makeba ...
Posted on 3 August 2017 | 6:47 am
  Babson Executive Education Welcomes Back
Markets InsiderBabson Executive Education Welcomes Back Kenyan Women Entrepreneurs for Launch and GrowMarkets InsiderThroughout the year, women will work with the University of Nairobi's Wangari Maathai Institute to participate in local networking, webinars, and to receive support from local professionals. Launch and Grow was created as an initiative of The Women for ...and more »
Posted on 2 August 2017 | 7:38 am
  What's Growing On: Not too early to plan
Stockton RecordWhat's Growing On: Not too early to plan fall plantingStockton RecordWhether you hope to begin a major relandscaping project or merely want to add a plant or two to your garden, consider the words of the late Kenyan social and environmental activist Wangari Maathai. “Anybody can dig a hole and plant a tree,” said ...
Posted on 31 July 2017 | 2:57 pm
  Summer school reading program takes New
New Haven RegisterSummer school reading program takes New Haven students to campNew Haven RegisterStudents in the New Haven Public Schools reading summer school program at King/Robinson participate in “bunk time.” From left, Austina Nyonee, 10; Janii Morgan, 10; Adam Compton, 10; and Orokwu Igoamadi, 9. brian zahn / HEARST CONNECTICUT ...
Posted on 30 July 2017 | 4:14 pm
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  UPI Almanac for Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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Posted on 1 April 2015 | 12:32 am
  Africa: Kenya Launches First Water Fund to
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -Kenya launched Africa's first water fund on Friday, a public-private partnership aimed at raising $15 million to provide clean water to 9.3 million people by protecting the basin of the country's longest river.
Posted on 23 March 2015 | 3:38 am
  Kenya launches Africa's first water fund
By Katy Migiro NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Kenya launched Africa's first water fund on Friday, a public-private partnership aimed at raising $15 million to provide clean water to 9.3 million people by protecting the basin of the country's longest river. The Nature Conservancy, a U.S.-based charity backing the fund, says it will provide $2 in benefits for every $1 invested. "Our ...
Posted on 20 March 2015 | 6:35 am
  Kenya launches Africa's first water fund
By Katy Migiro NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Kenya launched Africa's first water fund on Friday, a public-private partnership aimed at raising $15 million to provide clean water to 9.3 million people by protecting the basin of the country's longest river. The Nature Conservancy, a U.S.-based charity backing the fund, says it will provide $2 in benefits for every $1 invested. "Our ...
Posted on 20 March 2015 | 5:51 am
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  On top of the world: Athletes have done
Does that mirror our society? And what could be the problem? Because beyond athletics, individual successes of Kenyans across the globe is quite remarkable; from the late Wangari Maathai; to Oscar winner Lupita Nyong'o; to Dennis Oluoch, McDonald Mariga ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 7:13 am
  Enjoy Top Picks
First Presbyterian Church of Beacon, 50 Liberty St., Beacon; 7 p.m. New monthly film series, “Movies That Matter Beacon,” will screen the documentary, “Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathai.” Maathai, a Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, began ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 2:23 pm
  Movies That Matter in Beacon Start Aug. 28
The first film, on Aug. 28, is Taking Root: The Vision of Wangari Maathai, the dramatic story of Kenyan Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Wangari Maathai, whose simple act of planting trees grew into a nationwide and international movement, organizing and ...
Posted on 26 August 2015 | 10:46 am
  Avoiding waste with the Japanese concept of
The four Rs' Thanks to Wangari Maathai, an accomplished political and environmental activist, mottainai has come to be thought of as an all-encompassing Japanese term for the four Rs: reduce, reuse, recycle and respect. Before Maathai popularised mottainai ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 3:34 am
  Kenya: Corruption Is Hurting Kenya's
Nairobi was also a cradle of the Green Belt movement. Wangari Maathai, whom many disowned during her fight to save Nairobi's Freedom Corner, was later held up as a hero after winning the Nobel Prize. By then, all and sundry wanted to be her friend ...
Posted on 20 August 2015 | 6:35 pm
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  Kenyans bid farewell to laureate Wangari
Kenyans on Saturday bade farewell to the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize in a colorful state funeral marked with prayers, praises and tree planting.
Posted on 3 October 2011 | 10:19 am
  First African woman to win Nobel Peace Prize
Kenya's former president called her a mad woman. Seen as a threat to the rich and powerful, Wangari Maathai was beaten, arrested and vilified for the simple act of planting a tree, a natural wonder Maathai believed could reduce poverty and conflict.
Posted on 25 September 2011 | 10:11 pm
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  notyourkato: RT @wairimu_haki: On 8th Jan,
notyourkato: RT @wairimu_haki: &^@ 8th Jan, 1999, Wangari Maathai was beaten by "gangsters". The same year that Ger. made strides in affirmative acti&^@.…
Posted on 21 August 2017 | 3:05 pm
  OfTheSistren: RT @wairimu_haki: On 8th Jan,
OfTheSistren: RT @wairimu_haki: ^* 8th Jan, 1999, Wangari Maathai was beaten by "gangsters". The same year that Ger. made strides in affirmative acti^*.…
Posted on 21 August 2017 | 3:05 pm
  wairimu_haki: On 8th Jan, 1999, Wangari
wairimu_haki: ~@@% 8th Jan, 1999, Wangari Maathai was beaten by "gangsters". The same year that Ger. made strides in affirmative acti~@@%. #WeAre52pc
Posted on 21 August 2017 | 3:05 pm
  JOSHUA40263741: RT @IamMzilikazi: "You
JOSHUA40263741: RT @IamMzilikazi: "You cannot enslave a mind that knows itself. That values itself. That understands itself." ~ Wangari Maathai
Posted on 21 August 2017 | 3:05 pm
  gathonii_: RT @wairimu_haki: On 8th Jan,
gath*#ii_: RT @wairimu_haki: *# 8th Jan, 1999, Wangari Maathai was beaten by "gangsters". The same year that Ger. made strides in affirmative acti*#.…
Posted on 21 August 2017 | 3:05 pm
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  Resolved Question: Facts about Wangari
Posted on 1 February 2016 | 8:19 am
  Open Question: How did wangari maathai
Posted on 11 February 2015 | 9:03 am
  Resolved Question: Why you admire wangari
Posted on 16 July 2013 | 5:41 am
  Resolved Question: Why you admire wangari
she won the novbel peace prize she spent het wholi life working to protect the environment.
Posted on 16 July 2013 | 12:41 am
  Resolved Question: Suitable passive form of
wangari maathai was awarded the nobel peace prize in 2004.she (praise)__ by the nobel committee as a source of inspiration for everyone in africa fighting for sustainable development, democracy and peace.when she started her green belt movement in 1977,kenya was suffering from deforestation and desertification .thousands of trees (cut down) and many families (leave) in poverty as a result.since then ,her successful campaign to mobilize women to plant some 30 million trees (copy) by other countries.during that time the movement (transform) into a campaign on education ,nutrition and other issues.her campaign has not always been popular.mrs maathai (arrest) several times for campaigning against deforestation in africa and once she (beat) unconscious by heavy handed police .but in elections in 2002 she (elect) as an mp as a part of an opposition coalition which swept to power and she (appoint) as a deputy environment minister in 2003
Posted on 11 February 2013 | 1:31 am



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