"FURI"~ We are 'Friends Of Urban Rivers'

Local boys taking a swim in River Mbagathi at Karinde

Local boys taking a swim in River Mbagathi at Karinde

All Urban River restoration effort is anchored in a simple theory: if we better engage communities and all work together in efforts to improve and protect water quality, those efforts will be more successful.

The first step is a recognition that people need to be connected to the potential of their water bodies to get them engaged.

If people are better engaged, they will be more committed to improving local water quality, which in turn can help revitalise communities.

That revitalisation reinforces people’s connections to their water bodies,completing a positive cycle for improving the environment and communities as a whole.

Communities across the urban areas and the country at large, are taking this approach and seeing the benefits.

Water quality touches all of us every day: through the water we drink from the tap, to the waters we swim in…

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