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KWS Employees Raise KSH 1,074,000 (US$14,500) For Endowment Fund
Date Published: 05 Oct, 2009
Kenya Wildlife Service employees raised KSh1, 074, 000 (US$14,500) at an impromptu fundraising towards the Endowment Fund for wildlife. The employees made personal contributions during an annual wardens’ and scientists’ conference in Nakuru Town.The fund seeks to raise Sh7.5 billion (US$100 million) over 10 years to enable conserve Kenya’s wildlife through challenges of climate change, drought, changing land use and high population growth. The fund is also meant to cushion wildlife conservation from over-reliance on volatile tourism trends.