From Homelessness to Stability

 
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We're collecting stories from the actual people who benefit from the projects on GlobalGiving to identify problems and potential solutions. Here are some of the stories that we've collected from communities that have benefited from projects similar to this one. Learn more.

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

Improving Household Food

By a male, 46-60 years old , in Busia, Kenya
Map of IMPROVING HOUSEHOLD FOOD The people of Bugengi had problems of food in security for many years without harvesting enough to sustain their families. The children and women grew weak, sick and dying. The parents were working on casual basis to get food inadequate to feed their family." what should we do to improve our economic and social status, "the parents asked by themselves, oh we have been seeing a community worker who is suppoesed to assist us. How do we get him? oh at the local Baraza. Then they approved the community worker of SINGI CBO who explained their roles of assisting the community to improve their problems - "called for 3 days training in food production. The groups started growing both food and cash crops for food and income - After a few years they were food sufficient. Read more.
Related to project keywords: families children, household, parents, years, working

Population And Employment

By a male, 46-60 years old , in Busia, Kenya
Map of Population and employment During the time when were carrying the baseline survey in the community of Bulama to analyse the situation of the people and how they were hiring, we happened to find one of the community member who was very much informed about the community." When the number of people was smaller and there was plenty of land a large family often had more income/wealth than small family .This was because with more working hands, the family could form more land or tend more animals.Today, however in many areas, most of the good agricultural land is already being used.There is no longer unlimited room for expansion.When the amount of land available for agricultural production is limited , the number of people needed to work the land is also limited. Read more.
Related to project keywords: family, time, working, number, population

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Organization

Genesis Home

Durham,, NC, United States
http://www.genesishome.org

Project Leader

Dianne Pledger

Director of Development
Durham, NC United States

Where is this project located?

Map of From Homelessness to Stability