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TTWF membership is drawn from different stakeholders in Taita Taveta County. These stakeholders include Community Ranches, Wildlife Sanctuaries, Hoteliers, Tour Operators, Private ranches, Gemstone Miners, Nature-based CBO’s, Donor Organisations and Honorary members.A new category of individual membership was endorsed during the last AGM where indigenous members from the County were given the opportunity to join as independent members.

TTWF serves about 40,000 members from Taita Taveta County representing diverse economic group on various social stratus. This membership is drawn from people in the community to professionals and business people working and living within the community.

If you are part of Taita Taveta County through residency or work, contact us to find if you are eligible for membership. Contact us at


BOT is the top governing body in TTWF. It consist of 15 elected Trustees drawn from its administrative zones – Kasigau, Central, Taita hills, Tsavo West and Taveta. The Board is mandated with governing the organization and ensuring that the organization is steered towards its vision and the projects and programs are in line with the set goals of the organization.The 3rd BOT was elected during the 3rd AGM held on 30th July 2011.

Executive Committee

Chairperson: Mr. Raymond Mnene

V. Chairperson: Ms. Honorina Wache

Secretary: Executive Coordinator

Treasurer: Mr. Elisha Mwarimbo

Technical Advisor: James M. Mwamodenyi


Voi Zone:

1. Mr. John Nyange

 2. Mr. Elisha Mwarimbo

Wundanyi Zone:

1. Ms. Honorina Wache

 2. Mr. Martin Mwakio

Mwatate Zone:

1. Mr. Steven Ngure

2. Ms. Frida Lela

Taveta Zone:

1. Ms. Maria Elias

2. Mr. Francis Itamano


These are committees at zonal levels that are responsible in governing the grassroot organizational activities. There are five committees in five zones. The zones are Voi, Wundanyi, Mwatate and Taveta. The committees are mandated with governing the activities of each zone.


TTWF SECRETARIAT comprises of nine staff; The Technical Advisor, The Executive Coordinator (CEO), one Project Coordinator, two Project Officers, one Administrative/Accounts Secretary, one driver, two Nursery Attendants and two Night Guards.

The secretariat is responsible day-to-day running of the office and the implementation of various projects in the organization and most of all in projects conception and fundraising and resource mobilization.


  1. Amphibian Survival Alliance
  2. Kent University – UK
  3. DARWIN INITIATIVE – The Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs UK.
  4. Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
  5. World Vision – Voi Area Development Programme
  6. Zoological Society of London
  7. Conservation International
  8. Rufford Small Grants Programme
  9. Nature Kenya
  10. SEED AWARD Initiative
  11. National Museums of Kenya
  12. Taita Environmental Research and Resource Arc
  13. Ecotourism Kenya
  14. Community Development Trust Fund – Community Environment Facility
  15. The East African Wild Life Society
  16. African Wildlife Foundation
  17. Arid Lands Resource Management Project
  18. Kenya Forest Service
  19. Kenya Wildlife Service
  20. Water Resources Authority
  21. National Environment Management Authority
  22. Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries
  23. The Local Community