Better Health for 100 HIV affected families

 
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Better Health for 100 HIV affected families

Better Health for 100 HIV affected families
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Patrick

Patrick
Patrick receives seeds for planting. He passed on barely six months later. Leaving behind a widow and four children (view small | med | large | orig)

Patrick's Family

Patrick's Family
Patrick's widow and family on the left with Rukia a member of the 2011 Acres of Mercy planning committee (view small | med | large | orig)

Kevin is an AIDS orphan and lives with his Grandma

Kevin is an AIDS orphan and lives with his Grandma
Kevin using a traditional brick making method which is ineffective and time consuming (view small | med | large | orig)

Kevin Compressing the soil

Kevin Compressing the soil
The load is not easy for a boy like him couple with the fact that he has to walk a long way to fetch water to make bricks. They were hoping to strengthen their house before the rains. (view small | med | large | orig)

100 bricks in 3 days

100 bricks in 3 days
Kevin is considered the man in the family. He is expected because the grandparents are elderly and are also taking care of many other little children (view small | med | large | orig)

The Stabilized Soil Block Machine

The Stabilized Soil Block Machine
This will make work easier and faster. 4 people can make 500 bricks in 8 hours. The interlocking bricks will also save on building and materials costs (view small | med | large | orig)

Kids at the school going to look water

Kids at the school going to look water
Fetching water is a time and energy consuming activity for all of us for a better part of the year. Our own permanent source of water will be a dream come true (view small | med | large | orig)

Maize scorched by heat

Maize scorched by heat
Water to irrigate our crops and land to farm are two crucial factors in our quest for food security for the most vulnerable in the community (view small | med | large | orig)

Setting a Bed

Setting a Bed
Photo from Progress Report 'Closing Chapter- Starting Another' (view small | med | large | orig)

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Project Leader

Jimmy Oluoch

Machakos County, Kenya

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