11th May Clean Up Exercise efforts to Spruce up Malindi

Environment Cabinet Secretary, Keriako Tobiko to be the Chief Guest at the second edition of the Kilifi County Clean up exercise tomorrow.

The initiative was started by the Malindi business community to prevent the town from sinking in garbage. This is in an attempt of attracting more local and international tourists into the county.

Ms. Kate Mwikali the chairperson of Kenya Association of Women in Tourism (KAWT) said this month clean-up starts from the Portuguese Chapel in Malindi along the Baobab road to the old Malindi District Commissioner office.

She went on to note that, the beachfront area is home to the ancient Portuguese churches by explorer, Vasco da Gama and there is also a mosque and temple along the picturesque beachfront.

According to Mwikali, their role as stakeholders in the tourism industry is to make Malindi a clean and green city and called on other organizations and well-wishers on board to collaborate in ensuring the town maintains its old status.


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