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Phyllis Omido

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Phyllis Omido receives Livelihood Award for protecting East African communities ' environmental and land rights.

Omido, known as "Mama Moshi or "Mother against smoke," is an influential Kenyan environmental activist. She began her activism after being affected by a toxic battery smelting plant, leading to the closure of the plant and many others in Kenya. She used legal action and advocacy to establish environmental rights. Omido now leads a network of grassroots Land and Environmental Defenders across East Africa, empowering them to protect their communities. She's campaigning against nuclear power development in Kenya, advocating for renewables to protect the environment and local livelihoods. She received the Right Livelihood Award for her groundbreaking work in securing land and environmental rights and providing hope to communities facing similar challenges worldwide. https://rightlivelihood.org/news/phyllis-omido-receives-right-livelihood-award-for-protecting-east-african-communities-environmental-and-land-rights/

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  • Ann Nyambura

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    Her award is richly deserved.

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    • Sarah Chabane

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      A real climate hero 💚💚💚

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      • We Don't Have Time

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        • walter lungayi

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          Phyllis Omido's work in protecting East African communities' environmental and land rights is crucial in ensuring sustainable development and preserving local livelihoods. Her advocacy for renewable energy and opposition to nuclear power development is a step towards a cleaner and safer future. She is a deserving recipient of the Livelihood Award.

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          • johnte ndeto

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            She is our climate champion

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            • rosebellendiritu

              38 w

              She is doing a great work,well-done!

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              • Elizabeth Gathigia

                38 w

                Congratulations 🎊 she really deserves it

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                • Grace Njeri

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                  One of the environmentalists who will inspire many to act. She deserved the award!

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                  • johnte ndeto

                    38 w

                    Her transformation from a victim of environmental harm to a catalyst for change is inspiring.

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