Environment and Forestry PS, Dr. Chris Kiptoo; NETFUND CEO, Samson Toniok water a tree planted to mark the launch of clean cooking initiative at Alliance High School


National Environment Trust Fund (NETFUND) is a State Corporation established by the Environmental Management and Coordination Act of 1999. Our mandate is “To facilitate research intended to further the requirements of environmental management, capacity building, environmental awards, environmental publications, scholarships and grants”. NETFUND’s vision is “Sustainable financing available for environmental management in Kenya”. Our mission is “To mobilize, manage and avail resources for; environmental awards, capacity building, research and publications, scholarships and grants in Kenya.”… Read More

Our Strategy

In the previous strategic period, 2015-2018, NETFUND developed more than 60 green businesses that have transformed more than 80,000 lives directly, through the provision of clean drinking water, clean and renewable energy, and has increased climate resiliency for more than 20,000 smallholder farmers in the country.

In our next strategic period 2018-2023, NETFUND has set out an ambitious plan aimed at building up a diversified pool of funding resources from international development partners and national budgets. We aim to finance environmental research and capacity building projects and initiatives in biodiversity conservation, pollution control, waste management, resource efficient and clean production and the restoration of forests and vital ecosystems. Checkout cherry.tv

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Our Programmes have far-reaching impact. The following numbers provide a snap-shot of this impact and a summary of our efforts so far.

No. Of Households Accessing Clean Water

The Number of Jobs Created Directly and Indirectly

Tonnes of Waste Efficiently Managed or Recycled

No. Of Households Accessing Clean Energy