It’s Friday so it’s time to clean up!

29th March 2020
conservation | recycling | water
Reflections on the beach clean up by Liz, a guest who stayed with us for a week 🙂 

Every Friday at 4pm, A Rocha Kenya spends half an hour picking up litter from the beach. February 28th was no exception and 5 trusty volunteers, guests and staff members removed waste such as bottle tops and scraps of plastic from a length of shoreline of about 50m. The team also emptied the litter bin at the start of the dunes.

Tidying the beach is just part of A Rocha’s mission. They also monitor species in the Watamu National Marine Protected Area, Mida Creek International Bird Area, Arabuko-Sokoke and Dakatcha Forests, work with communities on better farming techniques and alternative income streams from sustainable practices such as bee-keeping and butterfly farming, and protect wildlife such as the endangered Golden-rumped Elephant-shrew and Sokoke Scops Owl.

If you’d like to join next week’s beach clean, head to the section of beach at the end of plot 28!


The unexpected trip that surpassed expectations 11th November 2022
Subdue it isn’t synonymous with exploit it. 21st October 2022
Latest news
2021 Annual Review 2nd September 2022
Stories from the ASSETS beneficiaries. 30th August 2022