Kakamega Environmental Education Programme (KEEP) is Community Based Tourism Organization situated within Kakamega Wildlife Conservancy. The Organization is currently having 12 affiliate host families providing homestays accommodation services to visitors. The group operates on a leased land contributing 5% of their income to Kenya Forest Service (KFS).
Visitors can stay in the group’s ‘bandas’ (cottages) and have a pleasant experience of the exciting Forest's rich biodiversity Park and have the option to interact with locals and involve in the myriad community conservation activities including environmental conservation education, Energy conservation techniques, Butterfly farm project of over 400 species, Nature walks, Sunrise/sunset on Lirhanda hill, Bird watching of over 300 birds species, Hiking and Cultural entertainment such as bullfights and story telling.
The Organization also runs Conference facilities, Tree nursery for commercial and medical plants for processing Mondia Tonic at their own community owned village based processing plant based in Kakamega town and information centre and Canopy Watch Tower allowing people to accesses and view the beautiful landscape as well as health programmes focusing on reproductive sexual health and HIV/AIDS awareness services.
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