Experiences in Kenya


Nyekweri Kimintet Community Forest Conservation Trust

Nyekweri Kimintet Forest Conservation Trust is a charitable non-governmental organization started in 2004 by the then Chairman, Mr.Peter Tompoy with an aim of protecting the neighboring Nyekweri forest a remnant of the Congolese equatorial forest from illegal logging & deforestation. 

This forest serves as a water catchment area for Mogor River which traverses to divide Kimintet & Oloirien group ranches. It became fully registered as a trust in December 2021.

It is located in Kimintet Ward, Trans-Mara West sub county, Narok, Kenya. 

Their objectives are to address unemployment issue for the youths; to conserve Nyekweri forest which is a maternity-breeding grounds for elephants and a water catchment area for Mogor river, this river serves both Oloirien & Kimintet group ranches; to prevent selling of lands for posterity; and to co-exist together with wildlife from our lands without migrating to other places and reap benefits from wildlife.

Learn more: nyekwerikimintetcommunityfct.org

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