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  Puppets bring family fun - The Kansan
The KansanPuppets bring family funThe KansanBased on the folktale “The Tree Lady of Kenya” by Nobel Peace Prize winner Wangari Maathai, the beaver learns to be brave and help solve problems by following the example of his friend, a hummingbird. “It told no matter how big or small you are, you ...
Posted on 15 June 2017 | 10:18 pm
  Planting trees, helping orphans, building
Brattleboro ReformerPlanting trees, helping orphans, building schoolsBrattleboro ReformerMaathai." He is speaking of Wangari Maathai, a Kenyan environmental activist awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2009 for establishing the Green Belt Movement. "[Green Belt] has planted millions of trees in Kenya — basically reforesting the hillsides ...
Posted on 9 June 2017 | 1:51 pm
  Wangari Maathai's name proposed for street
TUKO.CO.KEWangari Maathai's name proposed for street in GermanyTUKO.CO.KEThe late Wangari Maathai's legacy continues to be recognised after her name was proposed to name a street in Germany. According to a German newspaper, The Berliner Zeitng, Berlin residents suggested Wangari's name and five others. READ ALSO: ...
Posted on 5 June 2017 | 5:39 am
  Why Berlin street may be named after Maathai
Daily NationWhy Berlin street may be named after Maathai MaathaiDaily NationThe late Prof Wangari Maathai, the founder of the Green Belt Movement and an environmental activist who became the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize in 2004. FILE PHOTO | NATION MEDIA GROUP ...
Posted on 3 June 2017 | 4:34 pm
  National History Day has been a rewarding
Burlington County TimesNational History Day has been a rewarding experience for this teen Reality writerBurlington County TimesWhen we picked our topic, Wangari Maathai, I never expected to get so absorbed in not only her work, but her as a person. Maathai (1940-2011) created the Green Belt Movement in Kenya, whose purpose was to plant trees to better the environment.and more »
Posted on 31 May 2017 | 8:04 am
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  UPI Almanac for Wednesday, April 1, 2015
By United Press International UPI Almanac for Wednesday, April 1, 2015
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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  WarariJK: Lol considering how long it took
WarariJK: Lol c*%#sidering how l*%#g it took Wangari Maathai, a nobel laureate, to get a street naed after her, I'm not holding… https://t.co/4HyHicvj2s
Posted on 25 June 2017 | 10:29 am
  MwangiJmacs: Hahahah why Koinange?
MwangiJmacs: Hahahah why Koinange? @Sammykauthar @VictorWanyama by the way, people still calling it Limuru Rd. After it was renamed Wangari Maathai
Posted on 25 June 2017 | 10:29 am
  BLewinskate: RT @HistoryKe: "It is the
BLewinskate: RT @HistoryKe: "It is the little things that we do that make a difference..." - Prof. Wangarî Maathai. Mine is % promoting #Kenya's rich…
Posted on 25 June 2017 | 10:29 am
  Ngartia: We couldn't even name a street
Ngartia: We couldn't even name a street after Wangari Maathai without a fight. Wanyama itabidi achill. https://t.co/nmk1QxreKf
Posted on 25 June 2017 | 10:29 am
  NyawiraNjoroge: Wangari Maathai would have
NyawiraNjoroge: Wangari Maathai would have been proud 😘 https://t.co/RWeFS0wQs1
Posted on 25 June 2017 | 10:29 am
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  Resolved Question: Facts about Wangari
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  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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