Mount Kenya Environmental Conservation

Embu, Kenya, Africa
Mount Kenya Environmental Conservation is a conservation, female empowerment, and community development charity. We have initiated several projects within the Embu and Tharaka Nithi communities. These projects include reforestation, agroforestry, tree planting, school greening programs, and female empowerment. Our organisation promotes and protects the environment, ensuring that it is clean and that there is proper utilisation of natural resources for present and future generations.

Volunteering Activities

Agriculture Work
Conservation Work
Women Empowerment

What We Need

To help to implement the mentioned priority areas and sharing of skills.

When & Who

All year round.
Yes, we require a minimum of 1 Month
There is no limit of stay. A volunteer can stay till he/she is exhausted.
Individuals, Groups

What we Provide

Types: Homestay

Accommodated within the homestead. The volunteer has his own room and beddings.

Types: Variety, Vegetarian

No special meals

Hot Water

Our Fees

$6 daily

They are for transport to project sites which includes nurseries and planting sites.

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More Services we Offer

May have additional fees
Pretrip Assistance
Social Activities

Also offered are tours, language teaching (Swahili), culture, sports, weekend meetings with the locals.

Contact Person

Paulino Mugendi Damiano.
P.o. Box 50-60103 Runyenjes Embu Kenya, Embu, Kenya.
91% response rate , 56 hour(s) response time.

Other Ways to Help

Used digital cameras, video cameras, GPS, and laptops. Kindly note this is not compulsory to volunteers.

Additional Info about Us

Up to 5 people

Tree nurseries management, seeds germination, watering seedlings, planting seedlings, weeding, community farm visit. Community health work, working with women to train them on saving and social work.


We organize pick up from the Airport to the project location.


Mount Kenya Environmental Conservation is a non governmental organization working in kenya with communities to restore degraded forests, plant trees on farms and on schools. We currently manage 25 tree nurseries where indigenous tree species are raised by over 600 community members.

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