This week, we are talking about empowering children to conserve biodiversity and the environment. It is what Miti Alliance has been doing for the last nine years.
Miti alliance is a social enterprise focusing on planting and growing trees across schools, forests, communities aimed at planting 5 million trees by 2025
Miti Alliance is teaching the younger generation to plant and grow trees in their schools. In 2020, Miti alliance worked with 71 Schools, planted 50 kitchen gardens, trained 80 youths & women, and planted 10200 tree seedlings via the Miti Schools program, and distributed 81000 seed balls.
I caught up with Michal Waiyaki, the CEO and Founderof Miti Allianceat Gikambura primary school. He has been working with the pupils and teachers to set up a drip-irrigated kitchen garden. Miti Alliance has been collected indigenous forest knowledge from the older generation and literature and passed it on to the younger generation.
Listen to Waiyaki telling us how the Miti alliance works with