Owing to the developments preceding the World Environment Day,Elephant Neighbors Centre will be joining the rest of the world in marking the auspicious day on 5th of June in Kitengela township 25 kilometres away from Nairobi’s Central Business District.
The East Africa grassroots Elephants Conservation walk flag off which has now been pushed to June 5th is expected to generate robust conservation conversations with the stakeholders and the people in the grassroots as the world reflects the status of wildlife.The choice of Kitengela Township in the outskirts of Nairobi is significant as it borders the Nairobi National Park and Kajiado County which is synonymous with the wildlife.The majority of community inhabiting the Kitengela township is predominantly the Maasai,which has co- existed harmoniously with the wildlife for eons.
Its is imperative that the Elephants Neighbours Centre delivers the tacit message to the target audience in tandem to the theme and formulated slogan of World Environment Day 2016 – FIGHT AGAINST ILLEGAL TRADE IN WILDLIFE confirmed and approved by UNEP.
The hallmark of the event will be to rally the communities and the publics to establish and create sustainable conservation programmes in their villages and driving the all important point of the heritage bestowed to us by God;- The Elephants.
The celebrations will encompass the people from all walks of life ,diverse personalities and backgrounds and dignitaries in both government, civil society and private sector.
The apex of the celebrations will see Jim Justus Nyamu,the ENC Executive Director deliver a keynote speech to the public on the East African Elephants Conservation walk taking him him three months toTanzania, Uganda and Kenya spanning 120 days.
You are respectfully asked to lend your support ,time and resources in pishing this worthy cause on 5th May. Stand up and be counted as a hero in stewarding the unrivaled heritage god bestowed our land.
Join us in the East African walk and help spread the message IVORY BELONGS TO ELEPHANTS- STOP WILDLIFE POACHING.