What’s New

1 Oct

World Clean Up Day

Save Our Green Spaces

Let us together demonstrate leadership, courage, and unity in enhancing appreciation and protection of green spaces for all. Let us commit to a green and resilient future.

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18 Aug

Literary Legacy

The World of Wangari's Books

Wangari Maathai’s significant literary impact is evidenced in books that summarize her legacy and remarkable accomplishments.

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18 Aug

Teaching with Love

Nurturing The Leaders of Tomorrow

The Wangari Maathai Foundation is inspiring courageous and responsible leadership in children by partnering with schools to teach social emotional skills.

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18 Aug

Wangari Maathai @80

Celebrating Wangari’s 80th Birthday

In 2020, Professor Wangari Maathai, the late Kenyan environmentalist and 2004 Nobel Peace Prize laureate, would have turned 80 years old.

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18 Aug

Mary, the hummingbird

Doing Her Best to Make a Difference

Mary’s determination to share stories of Professor Maathai’s courage is inspired by Wangari’s tenacity and fearlessness to fight for what she believed in, without fear of retribution.

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10 Aug

Be A Hummingbird

Get Involved

Perhaps you’re working with communities to stop unsustainable development or undertaking a tree-planting campaign in your neighborhood.

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28 Jul

UnsungHeroes Campaign

Announcing Our Winners.

In response to the novel Coronavirus Disease, we launched the UnsungHeroes campaign to our “En-courage” constituency. This campaign aims to discover young people helping their community at this time of crisis through acts of courage, resilience, empathy, and integrity.

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28 Jul

Daima Green Spaces

Save Our Green Spaces

Let us together demonstrate leadership, courage, and unity in enhancing appreciation and protection of green spaces for all. Let us commit to a green and resilient future.

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14 Apr

My little thing.

Wangari’s Daughter Shares Her Story.

We celebrated Earth Day in April. How I miss celebrating this day with you! I remember you always made us plant something… anything!

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