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Join the Friends of Karura Forest

Membership is open to all people, organizations and corporations who support the FKF mission to protect, manage and enhance the Karura Forest Reserve. Members enjoy reduced Annual Pass fees: click here to view rates.

Here are the membership categories…

Membership Categories

Founder Members

By invitation of the Board, institutions and business that subscribe to the aims and objectives of the FKF may become Founder Members for a one-time subscription fee.

Life Members – Individual-Family and Corporate

A Life Member pays a one-time subscription fee. Membership is open to any individual (plus spouse and children under 18) or company or any incorporated body or institution.

Corporate Member

Corporate Members are companies or incorporated bodies that pay an annual subscription. Up to two duly authorized representatives may represent them at FKF meetings.

Individual-Family Member

An Individual–Family Member is any adult (plus spouse and children under 18) resident in Kenya who pays the annual subscription.

Resident Associations

Resident Associations that subscribe to the aims and objectives of FKF are welcome to join. Up to two duly authorized representatives may attend FKF general meetings.

Interested Groups

Membership is open to groups such as kids’ clubs, schools and churches. Such groups do not have voting rights but may attend any FKF meetings.


Students possessing of a valid Student pass are welcome to join. Students may attend FKF meetings, but do not have voting rights.


The 2017 fees (in Kenya Shillings) of membership category subscriptions are as follows:



FKF Members may purchase Annual Passes for entry into the Forest. Note that Annual Pass holders may also purchase an annual parking pass for the new parking area at Amani Garden (parking at KFEET remains daily).

Download the Membership Form here.



Cheques for FKF Membership should be made out to Friends of Karura.

Cheques for Annual Pass should be made out to FKF & KFS Karura Forest Joint Account.

Please do a separate cheque for Membership and for the Annual Pass.

Using Mpesa: Choose Lipa na M-PESA (“Pay with Mpesa”) and then select Pay Bill.  Then select Enter business no. and key in 838602, the FKF Business Number. When asked to Enter account no., please use one of two options: (1) if your are an FKF member, enter your three-digit membership number, or (2) if you are not yet a member, enter your mobile phone number so we ring later to confirm payment details.



Cheques can be dropped at the Friends of Karura Forest office at Triad House, 83 Muthaiga Road
or at THE KFEET Centre in Karura Forest.

Alternatively, cheques can be posted to The Friends of Karura Forest (address below).

Cash Payments  can also be made at the FKF Office (address below) or at the KFEET Centre.

Online payments can be made through the Donations & Payment portal in the sidebar above right, or by clicking here.

For Mpesa, please follow steps above.


For further inquiries, please contact:

Lucy Njoka: +254 739 262092 or info@karurafriends.org

Secretary: secretary@karurafriends.org

Emails:  info@karurafriends.org (queries & bookings); rafiki@karurafriends.org (comments & suggestions)


Friends of Karura Forest
Community Forest Association
PO Box 63402-00619
83 Triad House
Limuru Road
Muthaiga, Nairobi
General Enquiries: +254 (0) 739 262092