16th to 31st of October 2021
Fiu Thuo & Rose Lukalo
Joannah Stutchbury was a third-generation Kenyan with British ancestry. She was a Camp Manager at Elephants and Bees Research Center, and a Permaculture Trainer and Demonstration School Garden supervisor.
Joannah was an environmentalist and activist who had been campaigning to stop commercial developers from destroying land in the Kiambu forest, which sits at her back door. Because of her conservation efforts, Joannah had been threatened at gunpoint by a developer at the beginning of the year 2021. She was assassinated in front of her house on the 15th of July, 2021.
In the interview, two of Joannah's friends and co-activists, Rose Lukalo, journalist, and Fui Thuo, Founder of Green Walk, share her memories of Joannah. They speak about her vision and commitment, her bravery and her love for nature.
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