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Giwa Community Response is a newly formed Community Based Organization that deals with Environmental
Organisation : Nairobi , Kenya

we creat awareness to the residents sarrounding towns and slums that its through their action that will be of benefit to them

Agendas addressed
Climate change
Pathways followed
  • Involve citizens through participatory implementation
Context
Monthly Cleanup

Poor drainage system, uncollect garbage 

 

In Action

to recycle all collected garbage, and especially the plastc trashes 

Results

-Engaging with Government, instituations, security agencies and local churches in tree planting during rainy season

- Distributing tree ssedlings to organizations, insituations during rainy season

-More rainfall as a result of encouraging residents to plant more trees

-Residents enjoy clean water as a result of our monthly claenup, residents neraby rivers enjoy fresh fish and non-toxic

-Less diseases as a result of continous street and river cleanup

Impact

We shall have less polution as ou Streets and rivers will be clean, therby there will be few Health problems as our environment will be clean. As we sensetize the resident of the slums about waste disposal they willno longer be throwing trashes in rivers and streets. In future as we engage with the youth of environs and in collecting plastic for recycling, they will clean income and employ more youth in the Community sarrounding. Thus, as it continues to ctreat more jobs there will be less insecurity in towns and slums.

Challenges and lessons learned

Getting protective items like Gloves, dustbin bags, gumboots and branded t-shirts. Also not getting political goodwill fronm our lweaders to engage them in this campaign of monthly cleanup

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Contact

ICLEI – Local Governments for Sustainability
European Secretariat

Leopoldring 3
79098 Freiburg
Germany

Tel.: +49 (0) 761 – 368 92 0
Fax: +49 (0) 761 – 368 92 19

E-mail: info@sustainablecities.eu
Website: www.sustainablecities.eu

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