Bamboo carpentry

Waterstone Resource Fiber provides training and support to the Kenya Bamboo Centre, a bamboo carpentry workshop in Nairobi.

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The carpenters are youth from the Kibera slum in Nairobi. They produce various types of furniture, utensils, and household products. This provides much-needed income to these youth and their families, and is an important part of building awareness of the potential market for bamboo products in Kenya, thus also providing added incentives to small-holder farmers and land owners to plant more bamboo