Wangari Maathai:The death of an icon
Posted by Kenya Reporter
Kenya 2004 Nobel Peace Prize winner Wangari Maathai died September 25,2011 at Nairobi Hospital. This is what the social media reacted to her death.
|Wangari Maathai obituary
For a young Kikuyu girl growing up in the early 1940s, the small village of Ihithe, in the lush central highlands of Kenya, was next to perfect. There were no books or gadgets in the houses, but there were leopards and elephants in the thick forests around, clean water, rich soils, and food and work for everyone.
|The Green Belt Movement | About Wangari Maathai
About Wangari Maathai at The official site of the Green Belt Movement and its founder, 2004 Nobel Peace Prize winner Wangari Maathai.