Social enterprises at the forefront of conservation

Some of the women supported by Northern Rangeland Trust Trading. PHOTO | DELFHIN MUGO | NATION MEDIA GROUP

What you need to know:

  • Wildlife in northern Kenya is a major income earner for communities here.
  • Elizabeth’s mother is among the finest beaders, it is through income from bead craft sales that she is able to keep her daughter in school.
  • The social enterprise also supports the farmers through training in sustainable coffee farming and processing.

Elizabeth Riwa, a 12-year-old from Laresero village in Samburu County, counts herself lucky to have gone to school.

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