NAIROBI RIVER

(PHOTOS) Streets painted to push for Nairobi River cleaning

Part of the drawings represent Nairobi River with some of the aquatic animals.

In Summary

• The youths target cleaning the Nairobi river right from its sources in Kikuyu.

• This will help rejuvenate the city with its natural resources.

Youths from Nairobi county volunteer in the beatification of Nairobi streets through art and symbols near National Archives Nairobi on October 29, 2021. PHOTO/WILFRED NYANGARESI
Youths from Nairobi county volunteer in the beatification of Nairobi streets through art and symbols near National Archives Nairobi on October 29, 2021. PHOTO/WILFRED NYANGARESI

Youths on Friday took part in the beautification of Nairobi streets through art and symbols near the Kenya National Archives.

Part of the drawings represent Nairobi River with some aquatic animals.

Youths from Nairobi county volunteer in the beatification of Nairobi streets through art and symbols near National Archives Nairobi on October 29, 2021./WILFRED NYANGARESI
Youths from Nairobi county volunteer in the beatification of Nairobi streets through art and symbols near National Archives Nairobi on October 29, 2021./WILFRED NYANGARESI

The youths target cleaning the Nairobi river right from its sources in Kikuyu alongside a long-term remedy by educating the public especially those living near water bodies on the need for conservation of water bodies.

This will help rejuvenate the city with its natural resources.

The Kenya National Archives where youths from Nairobi county volunteered in the beatification of Nairobi streets through art and symbols on October 29, 2021. PHOTO/WILFRED NYANGARESI
The Kenya National Archives where youths from Nairobi county volunteered in the beatification of Nairobi streets through art and symbols on October 29, 2021. PHOTO/WILFRED NYANGARESI

The volunteers were from the Nairobi County Government, NMS, UNHabitat, Critical Mass Nairobi, Kounkuey Design Initiative and Public Spaces Network.

Youths from Nairobi county volunteer in the beatification of Nairobi streets through art and symbols near National Archives Nairobi on October 29, 2021./WILFRED NYANGARESI
Youths from Nairobi county volunteer in the beatification of Nairobi streets through art and symbols near National Archives Nairobi on October 29, 2021./WILFRED NYANGARESI

Others were from Naipolitans, Mama Cycling, Code for Africa, Nairobi Forum, TICAH (dream Kona), Kilimani Project Foundation, Sensors Africa and the Godown. 

Youths from Nairobi county volunteer in the beatification of Nairobi streets through art and symbols near National Archives Nairobi on October 29, 2021./WILFRED NYANGARESI
Youths from Nairobi county volunteer in the beatification of Nairobi streets through art and symbols near National Archives Nairobi on October 29, 2021./WILFRED NYANGARESI
A youth drawing a fish symbolizing long-term efforts that will bring back Nairobi River its clean original status that will support aquatic animals.PHOTO/WILFRED NYANGARESI
A youth drawing a fish symbolizing long-term efforts that will bring back Nairobi River its clean original status that will support aquatic animals.PHOTO/WILFRED NYANGARESI
A youth drawing a fish symbolizing long-term efforts that will bring back Nairobi River its clean original status that will support aquatic animals.PHOTO/WILFRED NYANGARESI
A youth drawing a fish symbolizing long-term efforts that will bring back Nairobi River its clean original status that will support aquatic animals.PHOTO/WILFRED NYANGARESI
Youths from Nairobi county volunteer in the beatification of Nairobi streets through art and symbols near National Archives Nairobi on October 29, 2021. PHOTO/WILFRED NYANGARESI
Youths from Nairobi county volunteer in the beatification of Nairobi streets through art and symbols near National Archives Nairobi on October 29, 2021. PHOTO/WILFRED NYANGARESI