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How did beach sellers benefit from our training?

Over 595 beach operators working along Bamburi beach have undertaken training as part of the Mombasa Beach Operators’ Livelihoods Project in Kenya.  Programme Manager Julius Owino Ndeke, who works for the Travel Foundation’s delivery partner Mombasa Coast and Tourism Association, recently spoke to some of the beach operators about what the training has meant to them. 298 more words

Beach Operators

Selungo & the Penan Peace Park

At the end of September, the documentary Sunset over the Selungo was released.  It beautifully portrays the culture of a community belonging to the Penan tribe, living in a very remote part of the remaining rainforest of… 306 more words

Tropical Forests

#Climate, #Coconuts & #Livelihoods

In the tropics, millions of people are dependent on coconuts for food, raw materials and livelihoods.This slow growing, high value commercial crop is vulnerable to climate change, with drought and prolonged climate events impacting growth. 76 more words

Food Security

Introducing the Women of Gioto!

These are the women of Gioto singing and dancing with their visitors. Gioto is located on the outskirts of Nakuru, Kenya. It is also the location of a garbage dump, home to approximately 1,500 people, most of whom are women and children making their living primarily from the garbage found there. 351 more words


A Come to Jesus Meeting

The meeting, already having had exceeded an hour and seeming as if there were still hours to go, drudged along as if it were a living thing, a slow-stalking, life-threatening, monstrously evil thing. 229 more words


"Power To The People"

It’s a month today since I returned home from Indiaah. I left with no expectations. It all seemed quite unreal at the time and when I say the experience was beyond anything I ever imagined, believe me. 612 more words