Vision ( +5YEARS )
By 2020 we have created a vibrant forum focused on young women and men in Kenya that educates, empowers, and engages them to grow into responsible citizens.
Establish the Wangari Muta Maathai House – a Centre for Reflection, Inspiration, and Action
Set-up an outstanding leadership development program – the “En-Courage Leadership Initiative” – Inspiring Courageous Leadership
Develop and run the “WanaKesho” Program -Nurturing generations of Leaders
Life of Purpose
About The Wangari Maathai Foundation
The Wangari Maathai Foundation was established on March 6, 2015 to initiate and support projects that further the values, legacy, vision and commitment of Wangari Muta Maathai and her understanding of the interconnectedness of the environment, democracy and peace. The Wangari Muta Maathai House will be the flagship project of the Wangari Maathai Foundation.
About the Wangari Muta Maathai House
The Wangari Muta Maathai House (WMH) will capture in three dimensions the vision, passion, and holistic consciousness of the first African woman and first environmentalist to be awarded the Nobel Peace Prize. A venue to reflect on the life and legacy of this remarkable Kenyan; a hub for change-agents seeking inspiration and replenishment for their commitment to create change; and a center for students of all ages to learn about the connections between democracy, peace, and the environment
About Wangari Maathai
Professor Maathai was internationally acknowledged for her struggle for democracy, human rights, and environmental conservation, She received numerous local & international awards, founded the Green Belt Movement and was the 2004 Nobel Peace Prize Laureate.