Taking an African #plasticrevolution to the world!

850million people globally engaged, 10,000 people locally engaged 1800KM traveled, 10 tonnes of plastic recycled, 18 crew, 2 boats,

1 vision…

A special thank you goes out to

The UN Environment and Clean Seas Initiative

The President of UNEA, Mr Siim Kiisler

Mary Stone, Lamu Marine Conservation Trust, Maskani Youth Initiative, Peponi Hotel, Che Shale, Watamu Marine Association, Hemingways, Turtle Bay Resort, Distant Relatives EcoLodge, Sander Den Haring, Tamarind Hotel and Martin Dunford, Anjarwalla and Khanna, Cordio East Africa, PETCO, Kenya Conservation of Aquatic Resources, Kenya Wildlife Service, ICC Kenya Chapter, KECOBE Kenya coast Blue Economy, Senators office Mombasa county, KMFRI Marine Debris Volunteer Project, Wildlife Clubs of Kenya, NEMA, Kenya Association of Hotel Keepers and Caterers, Governor Mombasa County, State department for Environment and Forestry, Kenyan government, Clean Up Kenya, State Department for Maritime and Shipping Affairs, Kenyan government, Kwale Plastic Plus Collectors, The Sands at Nomad, Pilli Pipa, Reefolution, The Manta Resort and Kwanini Foundation, Matthew Saus, The Zanzibari Hotel, and Flame Tree Cottages, Serena Hotel, Sauti za Busara festival, Conservation Music, StoneTown Records, Siti and The Band, Let’s Do It campaign, Zanzibar Association of Tourism Investors and the Revolutionary Government of Zanzibar

 Support from

Kenya Wildlife Service, Ministry of Environment and Forests Kenya, NEMA, Mombasa County Government, Kenya Maritime Authorities, Ministry of Tourism and Wildlife Kenya, University of Northumbria

Filmed by Finnegan Flint (supported by ORMS) with additional footage by Duncan Moore Digital Storyteller UN Environment, Katharina Elleke Flipflopi team

The Flipflopi Expedition Team

Ben Morison, Founder and Expedition Leader

Dipesh Pabari, Project Leader

Ali Skanda, Master Builder, Expedition Leader (Sailing) and Captain

Leonard Schürg Engineer

Shyam Radia Partnerships Director

Rebecca Faber Head of Communications

Hassan Shafii Senior Crew

Katharina Elleke Industrial Designer, Workshop Manager and Woman Friday

Victor Béguerie Expedition Logistics Officer and Navigator

Jack Wood Meteorology and Safety

Simon Scott-Harden Research and Product Development

Mohammed Obo Marine Engineer and mechanic

Bakhari ‘Uncle Bob’ Bake Lamu Dhow Captain

Ahmed Bakhari Sail crew and Workshop Facilitator

Mbarrak ‘Bayaka’ Salim Sail crew

Abu ‘Rashidi’ Bakar Sail crew

Daniel Snyders Videographer and Photographer

Carinè Müller Videographer and Photographer