Shaffi's story: restoring degraded mangrove forests

Hassan Shaffi Shetai grew up witnessing the destruction of mangrove forests along the coast of Lamu, Kenya as the trees were harvested for charcoal production.

Shaffi now works with us as a Team Leader and Boat Captain to help the reforestation efforts in Kenya to restore the very forests he saw cut down. As we restore mangrove forests, those who are dependent on mangroves can continue to earn a living and break the cycle of deforestation in this region.

To hear from Shaffi about restoring mangrove forests in Kenya, watch the video below.

"We have seen the destruction and now are part of the restoration."

Hassan Shaffi Shetai

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