Kara has partnered with the Kenya Green Building Society (KGBS) to promote green building practices in the neighborhoods.

Under the partnership, Kara and KGBS have agreed to establish joint cooperation on aspects and activities that are in line with their respective mandates and whose execution will result in mutual benefit for the Parties. Specifically the cooperation shall emphasize on joint design and implementation of activities in the area of sustainable environmental management and built environment.

Speaking during the signing of a MoU by the two organizations, Kara CEO Mr. Henry Ochieng said that the partnership will enhance sustainable environment management practices across neighborhoods, and allow for sharing of global and local best practices on green building and circular economy initiatives among Resident Associations.

 “The MoU provides a framework through which KARA and KGBS can build synergy on areas of mutual interest and roll out activities that are beneficial to our members. We look forward to working closely especially in ensuring that green building practices are understood and embraced by Resident Associations and Kenyans in general” Mr. Ochieng added. 

Mr. John Kalungi, CEO KGBS, welcomed the partnership and said that KGBS is happy to partner with Kara to enhance sustainable building practices in Kenya.  

 “We are happy to partner with Kara to share information, and provide guidance for communities to embrace circular economy and green building practices in order to create healthier and productive environments for people to live and work in” Said Mr. Kalungi. Other aspects of the partnership include share information and documents, including research reports related to the agreed activities and outputs