Supporting Women in Science

by Conservation Education Society
Play Video
Supporting Women in Science
Supporting Women in Science
Supporting Women in Science
Supporting Women in Science
Supporting Women in Science
Supporting Women in Science
Supporting Women in Science
Supporting Women in Science
Supporting Women in Science
Supporting Women in Science
Supporting Women in Science
Supporting Women in Science
Supporting Women in Science
Supporting Women in Science
Supporting Women in Science
Mar 16, 2022

New Year and New Beginnings

Students looking at alternative uses for waste!
Students looking at alternative uses for waste!

Dear Friends,

We hope you all have had a wonderful start to 2022. In late 2021, the decision was made to leave the local Marine Education Centre here in Diani, this has been our offices for the last 3 years, and although sad to leave we are also excited for the future. To reflect these changes, in early 2022 we revised our strategic plan and also updated our organisational profile for our supporters. You can view both the strategic plan and the organisational profile by clicking HERE, along with our other reports.

We have restarted our weekly workshops at a nearby all-girls college, prior to COVID-19, we ran a weekly Marine Club. In 2022, we were invited back and now run a 2-hour session with all the students, with our curriculum now a mandatory lesson. Our first module has been on waste management and the students have set up a recycling station at the school, please check out the photos attached. 

We also had the honour of meeting a fantastic all women’s mangrove conservation group and will be advocating their work throughout 2022, raising valuable funding for mangrove planting as well as financial support for them to continue this vital work. We have launched a new campaign on GlobalGiving for this and you can view this HERE.

We are thrilled to report that we are among the shortlisted contestants of the DIAR Awards 4th Edition in the awards category: Diversity and Inclusion Environmental Conservation and Sustainability Champion Award. We received a whopping 368 votes out of 961! Super happy to have surpassed the average number of votes! Thank you to everyone who took their time to vote and share our posts! The final decision now lies with the venerable jury. We will keep you updated!

We launched our online shop to support our programmes, if you live outside of Kenya, please check out our store HERE

In the next quarter, we will be preparing for our third Sea Turtle Festival which will be held in June 2022, we hope to bring in over 200 students for the event. Previous festivals have been a great success and we are always blown away by the support we receive, please follow the Diani Sea Turtle Festival Facebook page, by clicking HERE to keep updated with our progress! We will also be launching another project on GlobalGiving, so keep tuned!

Lastly and most importantly, we thank each and every one of you for your support, without it we would not be here today working with the fantastic students and communities in Kenya, as we like to say 'Think Global, Act Local'.

We wish you a fantastic March!

Yours faithfully,

The Conservation Education Team

Students in groups, answering questions on waste
Students in groups, answering questions on waste

Links:

Share on Twitter Share on Facebook
Comments:

About Project Reports

Project Reports on GlobalGiving are posted directly to globalgiving.org by Project Leaders as they are completed, generally every 3-4 months. To protect the integrity of these documents, GlobalGiving does not alter them; therefore you may find some language or formatting issues.

If you donate to this project or have donated to this project, you will get an e-mail when this project posts a report. You can also subscribe for reports via e-mail without donating.

Get Reports via Email

We'll only email you new reports and updates about this project.

Organization Information

Conservation Education Society

Location: Diani, Kwale - Kenya
Website:
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @ceskenya
Project Leader:
Kelly Martin
Diani, Kwale Kenya
$2,647 raised of $4,000 goal
 
43 donations
$1,353 to go
Donate Now
M-PESA

Pay Bill: 891300
Account: GG47199

lock
Donating through GlobalGiving is safe, secure, and easy with many payment options to choose from. View other ways to donate

Conservation Education Society has earned this recognition on GlobalGiving:

Help raise money!

Support this important cause by creating a personalized fundraising page.

Start a Fundraiser

Learn more about GlobalGiving

Teenage Science Students
Vetting +
Due Diligence

Snorkeler
Our
Impact

Woman Holding a Gift Card
Give
Gift Cards

Young Girl with a Bicycle
GlobalGiving
Guarantee

Sign up for the GlobalGiving Newsletter

WARNING: Javascript is currently disabled or is not available in your browser. GlobalGiving makes extensive use of Javascript and will not function properly with Javascript disabled. Please enable Javascript and refresh this page.