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Kenya Forestry Services donates Energy saving jikos to six women groups

01, Aug 2014

The Kenya forest service has donated 400 improved Jikos to six women groups in Narok south. This donation is one of the measures kfs is taking to conserve the Mau forest. Families living in and around the Mau forest depend on firewood and traditional jikos which has an adverse effect the country’s biggest water catchment area. Speaking at ololunga while giving jikos, Moses rotich narok sub-county forest officer their aim was to use women to help them to conserve environment and to help Kenya forest service to reach their target of 15% of forest cover within narok county which currently stand at less than 10% due to continuation of mau destruction.