Day: 22 August 2019

African Witness: Kenya – Wangari Maathai, Freedom Fighter

Through her Green Belt Movement, Wangari Maathai mobilised thousands of women to plant millions of trees in Kenya. With this brainchild, she showed that any initiative counts—and it can count a lot—and received the Nobel Peace Prize in 2004. A practising Catholic, she was a member of the Legion of Mary throughout her life. Cancer …

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