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The Green Belt Movement

Nonprofit or community organization

Last modified: May 24, 2012, 9:17 PM

Description

Founded in 1977 by Professor Wangari Maathai, the Green Belt Movement (GBM) has planted over 47 million trees in Kenya. GBM works at the grassroots, national, and international levels to promote environmental conservation; to build climate resilience and empower communities, especially women and girls; to foster democratic space and sustainable livelihoods. GBM is headquartered in Kenya and has offices in Europe and the USA.

Our Vision

A values-driven society of people who consciously work for continued improvement of their livelihoods and a greener, cleaner world.

Our Mission

We strive for better environmental management, community empowerment, and livelihood improvement using tree-planting as an entry point.

Our Values

1. Love for environment conservation

2. Self and community empowerment

3. Volunteerism

4. Accountability, transparency and honesty

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Contact information

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Website:
http://www.greenbeltmovement.org
Phone:
+254 20 3873057 / 20 3871523
Address:
Adams Arcade, Kilimani Lane off Elgeyo Marakwet Rd, P.O BOX 67545-00200, Nairobi, Nairobi, Kenya

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