GMEI is a Community Based Organization that is rolling out climate action initiatives in Mua Location, Machakos County, Kenya.
Started in 2019 and registered in 2020, Greening Mua Environmental Initiative is a Community Based Organization that is rolling out climate action initiatives in Mua Location, Machakos County, Kenya. The initiative is gaining momentum and receiving a lot of support from different agencies of the government. The initiative aims to tackle 9 out of the17 SDGs ...read more
To work towards;
~ Climate change and environmental conservation.
~ Provide tree seedlings, nurseries and planting.
~ Support Self Help Groups and youth-led groups to improve their economic wellbeing.
Since independence, in 1963, Mua hills has been occupied by indigenous people who have subdivided the land, cut most of the big trees and exposed the formerly pristine property to the vagaries of weather through destructive farming practices. With the greening Kenya Initiative gaining momentum, Mua Hills cannot be left behind since it is one of the productive hills in Machakos County yet with the climate change, its level of productivity is declining, water sources have dried up and the ecosystem affected ...read more
In its Climate Action interventions, GMEI works with and through existing community structures such as; Self Help Groups, Welfare Associations, Individuals with large pieces of land, Schools and Faith Based Organizations. This approach is being referred to as The Mua Local Climate Action Model ...read more
"Being in touch with nature's creation is the key to our sustainability efforts."
"Green climate is the Heartbeat of everyone Globally. At GMEI we are working towards transforming Mua Hills into a green economy and making Mua Hills climate resilient, creating green jobs for our youth and increasing the community wealth and wellbeing by planting trees to increase the forest cover to over 10% in line with the United Nations recommended forest cover standards by the year 2022. We build capacity in the Mua Community by educating the community on improving and changing the climate by practising green economy."
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