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Diana Kerubo Mong'are

Project on Leadership and Building State Capacity

Expertise:
Environment
;
Food and Agriculture
;
Environmental Health
;
Africa
;
East Africa
Affiliation:
Plant Green

Diana Kerubo Mong'are is the founder of Planet Green, a local recycling initiative that mobilizes farmers, carpenters, households, and a local recycling company to reduce waste build up, at a profit. Ms. Mong-are started this project when she was 16 years old and was a 2012 Anzisha Prize Fellow for her innovative idea. For more information on Planet Green, see a description here:

http://www.anzishaprize.org/Anzisha-Fellows/2012-diana-kerubo-mongare/.

For an interview with Ms. Mong'are, see http://www.nation.co.ke/Features/money/Green-projects-hold-earning-potential/-/435440/1496626/-/22shut/-/index.html.

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