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Wangari Maathai 1940- GREEN ACTIVIST The first environmentalist and first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize, Maathai was beaten and jailed as a leader of Kenya's democracy movement. She rallies women to plant trees (more than 45 million so far, in Africa, America, and elsewhere), thus creating jobs for the poor, fighting deforestation and erosion, and creating lots of nice oxygen for all of us. Also - she is beautiful!
Wangari Maathai 1940-2011 - A famous environmentalist from Kenya. First African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize. She’s involved in organizations such as the Red Cross Society, United Nations Environment Programme, and National Council of Women of Kenya. The Green Belt Movement is to preserve native plant species by creating nurseries.
28-10-11 woman in red - Samburu young girl with red neckalce - Kenya The red color she wears means she is ready to be married. The Samburu are closely related to the Maasai. Like the Maasai, they live in the central Rift Valley area of Kenya, where the climate is semi-arid. They are seminomadic and belong to the Maa (Nilotic) speaking group of people.
Wangari Maathai (1940–2011), Kenyan activist. She founded the Green Belt Movement, an NGO focused on the planting of trees, environmental conservation, and women's rights. In 2004, she became the first African woman to receive the Nobel Peace Prize for her contribution to sustainable development, democracy, and peace. (Source: Wikipedia)