Margaretta wa Gacheru

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Wangari Maathai Foundation aims to keep her spirit and values alive with KSh4 billion museum

Wangari Maathai may have passed on four years ago last Friday, September 25th, but it’s highly unlikely the spirit and the common sense that the founder of the award-winning Greenbelt Movement (GBM) embodied will die very soon.
Evidence that Wangari is still very much alive in spirit was apparent late last week when, for much of Thursday, the most trending tweet in Kenya was @thelittlethings, from Wangari’s oft-repeated quote: “It’s the little things that citizens do that will make the difference. My little thing is planting trees.”