Slum Dwellers International (SDI) in partnership with the Muungano wa Wanavijiji and the County Government of Nakuru on Friday a 1.1million shillings grant to several Climate Change Groups.
This is under the Voices for Just Climate Action (VCA) Project.
Speaking during the event held at Kamkunji grounds in Bondeni, county officials led by Director Environment and Climate Change Madam Grace Karanja called on the groups to remain focus and use the funds towards positive impact in addressing Climate Change.
She stated that the various groups are handling various aspects among them waste management, and Clean energy technologies towards environment sustainability.
“We are very grateful for this project and as a county we urge the groups to remain focused” she said.
Sentiments echoed by MCAs Neto Sakwa (Kivumbini Ward) and David Muraya (Flamingo Ward).
The office of area MP David Gikaria was also represented as well as that of Woman Rep.
The VCA Project is a five year lobby and advocacy program that aims to scale up climate action responses targeting vulnerable communities.