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Nicofeli Youth Club – Kenya

Nicofeli Youth Club – Kenya

Posted on16. Oct, 2010 by .

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Our History The Nicofeli Youth Club is duly registered by the government of Kenya under the Ministry of Gender, Culture and Social Services as a Community Based Organization (CBO).The project infrastructure began in February 2007 and activities commenced immediately after the post-poll skirmishes in early 2008. The birth of the club was inspired by the […]

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The Paradise Community Centre – Kenya

The Paradise Community Centre – Kenya

Posted on15. Oct, 2010 by .

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The Paradise Community Centre is situated in Kibera, Kenya and is a government registered, Community Based Organisation (CBO). The intention at Paradise is to provide an all round foundation of loving support for the homeless, orphaned and impoverished young children in Kibera. Paradise is the vision of Mrs Pamela Owino who herself resides in Kianda […]

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New Adventure School – Kenya

New Adventure School – Kenya

Posted on11. Oct, 2010 by .

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New Adventure School Kichinjio Village, Kibera, P.O Box 19737 – 00100, Nairobi. Email:newadventureschool@yahoo.com The New Adventure School is a community initiative and its humble start began in the early month of September 2001. Its structural beginnings and survival are testimony to the drive and determination of Kibera residents who have continually expressed their support as […]

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Deree Reid and friends of Green Planet

Deree Reid and friends of Green Planet

Posted on11. Oct, 2010 by .

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It has been some months since Deree Reid (Del) provided updates for us here at Green Planet; Deree was invited to Kenya almost 18 months ago to assist some groups/people out there and to highlight via Green Planet their work. When there, he intervened in a fight to prevent a woman getting beaten and it […]

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Del (Deree) Reid – Latest News 16/08/10

Del (Deree) Reid – Latest News 16/08/10

Posted on17. Aug, 2010 by .

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Sorry about the lack of new information regarding Deree (the latest published was the 06/04/10) . Since then Deree has found a reliable Lawyer to represent him in court and has been attending court weekly. It might seem to us a never ending saga .. but to Deree it is a never ending nightmare. Unlike […]

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Oil – How much are we prepared to pay?

Oil – How much are we prepared to pay?

Posted on04. Jul, 2010 by .

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Is the price we pay for Oil worth it? I’m not just talking the $70-$100 per barrel, but the devastating damage we are doing to our planet. The Deepwater Horizon disaster in the gulf is an MTV moment…Because it is on the doorstep of the richest country in the world, the worlds media spotlight is […]

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Great Green Wall of Africa to halt Sahara

Great Green Wall of Africa to halt Sahara

Posted on29. Jun, 2010 by .

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If it goes ahead, the tree belt would be 15km wide and nearly 8,000km long and run all the way across Africa.

The tree belt, would run from Senegal in the west to Djibouti in the east through 11 countries, in an effort to halt the advance of the Sahara Desert.

It has always puzzled us at Green Planet that it is usually still born, as it is a total win for everybody

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Pesticides, Herbicides – Unavoidable?

Pesticides, Herbicides – Unavoidable?

Posted on26. May, 2010 by .

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Pesticides and Herbicides are they really the only answer to weeds and pests? I guess it depends what you are growing and how much. Also you need to know the alternatives… and there are alternatives. In Asia, Africa and parts of the USA, maize growing areas are affected by striga, an attractive looking weed whose […]

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Kibwezi Green Crescent – Kenya

Kibwezi Green Crescent – Kenya

Posted on12. Apr, 2010 by .

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The Kibwezi Green Crescent Community Based Organisation (CBO).
situated in Ngwata Location, Kibwezi Division, which is a semi arid region in Eastern Kenya.

Their core aim is to eradicate poverty through careful gardening and promotion of environmental conservation activities.

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Del (Deree) Reid – Latest News 06/04/10

Del (Deree) Reid – Latest News 06/04/10

Posted on09. Apr, 2010 by .

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GP: “Finally a response from somebody in Parliament who is willing to help rather than fumble around the issue. So our hat is off to Liberal Democrat MP Julia Goldsworthy,  This is in reply to a request for help from Del’s foster sister.” Here is the letter dated 6th April 2010 from her MP. Dear […]

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