Youth Profile; Environmentalist Lily Tanui

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Lily Tanui

My names are Lily Tanui Moimett, I am 19 years of age. I am a young environmental activist following the footsteps of the late Wangari Maathai. My love for environmental conservation started when I was about 6 years old.

My love for trees is really strong as I take them as my fellow human. So when I see someone cutting down a tree I feel like that person should be in the same situation as the tree; that pain it feels as it is fell.

During my school holidays, I would take time away from my studies to transform the environment. I could join women and sensitize them on the best methods of tree planting.

“Protecting our environment and forests is a shared responsibility that we shall relentlessly pursue to make our cities, among other urban and rural towns, environmental centres of excellence,” Cabinet Secretary Ministry of Environment and forestry Keriako Tobiko

“Protecting our environment and forests is a shared responsibility that we shall relentlessly pursue to make our cities, among other urban and rural towns, environmental centers of excellence,” Cabinet Secretary Ministry of Environment and forestry Keriako Tobiko

Being the firstborn in a family of five I developed an interest in environmental conservation at a very tender age. I would accompany, my grandfather (herbalist) to the forest to search for medicinal herbs.

My mentor is Wangari Maathai as she had passion and determination in environmental conservation.

My efforts paid off when I was invited to join the Yale Univesity from July 27,2016 under the Young global scholars in the sustainable energy and environment solutions program.

I believe that conservation of the environment will create a huge impact in the future. If you believe in my dream join me in making the world a better place by conserving the environment.

Link up with me on Social Media.

FACEBOOK: Environmentalist Lily Tanui

READ ALSO: The Story Of Young Environmentalist Lily Tanui


Environmentalist Lily Tanui is one of the individuals who needs our support wherever we can to help her move higher and grow great and us doing so we are giving her an opportunity, great chance and a strong foundation of a platform that she will use to help our young people to realize their own abilities as they grow.

Rift Valley News Youth Profile works with Kalenjin Inside to appreciate youths like Lily Tanui and support them as they make the world a better place to be.

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