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Note: These stories talk about the same issues that this project addresses, but are not necessarily about this specific project.

Soil Pollution

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Kisumu, Kenya
Map of Soil pollution In my rural areas there are many farmers. Some of these farmers arwe educated while some are not educated. There are some of these farmers who burn the stalhs of maize or other crops on the farm after harvesting some of them only grow one type of crop every season on the same farm some who are capable of buying fertilizers and chemicals to kill pests uses excess which makes the crops to dry up. The government has brought up an association of farmers known as ''ukulima ni utu wetu which teaches farmers on how to apply fertilizers, how to use chemicals to kill pests and crop diseases. This organization also provide free education by moving from home to home, village to village and town to town educating its members on how to farm and plant. This organization also visits some areas and provides the residents with proper seeds which can grow in such a climate. Read more.
Related to project keywords: uses, fertilizers, type, capable, farmers

Seeds To Fuel And Waste To Fertilser

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Malindi, Kenya
Map of seeds to fuel and waste to fertilser A foreign bio fuel company which is operating in Malindi has really helped lives of many people mostly farmers as they are able to sell the Jetropha seed has brought some positive impact to them as they are able to use it seed to produce fuel which has helped the government and the community in conserving the environment at they uses waste as valuable source of fertiliser.Many people have also been able to secure job opportunity at the industry which has meet their dily income demand. Read more.
Related to project keywords: uses, bio, demand, valuable, waste

Environmental Pollution

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Cheptulu, Kenya
Map of ENVIRONMENTAL POLLUTION Environmental problem is a threat that not only affects our environment but also affects us.In my local market Cheptulu in Hamisi District,in the recent past the place was lagly pulluted with plastic bags everywhere,sewareg waste organic waste and all other polluting agents carelessly dispaosed. Initially no one took a break out of cholera is whwn it downwd on the peoples mind the harm that they were brining to themselves.The cho;era was widely spread out up to the institutions in the neighbouring Kaimosi area.It is because of that the government thought it was wise to educate memebers ofthe community om importance of sanitation. Read more.
Related to project keywords: organic, polluting, pollution, waste, environmental

Packing Preserving And Selling Of Farming Produces

By a male, 31-45 years old, in Nation Wide, Uganda
Map of Packing preserving and selling of farming produces Production of quality farm production and processing of them is not an easy story it produces such agrictural fruits in most cases as prinipple oracado, mangoes tomatoes giver among and process them sell them in abod consties as well as looking for market for the produced frits of other farmer there by enhamcing steady market and ensuring profits as well as capital in farmiers pocket they the go deep into Animal products such as milk and beef buy it pack it preserve it and sell it either locally or abroad this has changed the line of many workers in the company and farmers involved. Read more.
Related to project keywords: produced, produces, farmer, products, farmers

Air Pollution

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of AIR POLLUTION Air pollutions most source is the industries and it causes by carbon (III) oxide mostly from the running vehicles and exhots formes - domestic fires. Cobon combine with the haemoglobins forms carboxyhoemoglobins which does not dissociate easily leading to a decrease in oxygen supply to tissue of both plants and animals. Excessive inhalation can lead to death of the animals. Carbon oxide increase the concetration of this gas in the atmosphere has formed a "blanket" covering over the earth's surface. This has caused temperature to rise causing global warming. This has altered climatic parttors, affecting famine. It has caused deserfication and melting of ice in the lakes capes on mountains e.g kilimajaro which affect the ecosystem balance. Read more.
Related to project keywords: global warming, carbon, causing, oxygen, affecting

Energy

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Kisumu, Kenya
Map of Energy People who have been living in the rural areas have always found it very difficult on fuel energy used at home.They dont have the finance to institute the electricity in their home.This has forced them to use the firewood as their source of energy. The use of firewood as energy source in the rural area have caused alot of problem to the environment such as increased soil erosion which have left the soil infertile. We very economical and faster.The use of biogas as energy source helped to save the energy and the whole environment as well. Read more.
Related to project keywords: rural area, economical, biogas, energy, use

Addressing Climate Change

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Homa-bay, Kenya
Map of Addressing Climate change The United nation has come out to solve problems which comes out due to change in climate. Its effects has been generating "unholy brew" of extreme weather events that threaten global security. The United nation has been giving out strong warning to countries which produces nuclear which has negative results on the climate change. It has also teaching people and campaigning on how people can stop polluting the environment. This has really helped in reduction of environmental pollution. Read more.
Related to project keywords: climate change, produces, pollution, strong, global

Production Of Animal Organic Cooking Fat

By a female, 46-60 years old , in Butula, Kenya
Map of production of Animal organic cooking fat Fermented milk produces ghee which has special properties for the health of human beings. The fat that coagulates and separate itself frm milk when it is boiled form very popular cooking fat.This fat was also very popular with our grand parents. This is an example of organic cooking fat from an animal. It is avery good cure for asthma. my dairy cow gives me 5kg of fat. the fat is very much on demand that its bought within two days . It will reduce the common illness that people suffer related to consumption of poor quality synthetic cooking fats. Read more.
Related to project keywords: organic, demand, produces, suffer, reduce

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Ricardo Hermanny

Valenca, Rio de Janeiro Brazil

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