Cocoa Study Center in Ebolowa, Cameroon


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Business Activites

By a male, under 16 years old, in Trans-nzoia, Kenya
Map of Business activites There are many business activities that may be carried out by individuals organisations. Some of the activities involve production of goods and services.The purpose of producing and providing goods and services is to satisfy human wants.This would be possible only if after providing the goods they are then taken where the consumers require them.Similarly service providers need to move to where their services are needed ie doctor needs to either move to where sick people are or sick people move to where doctors is. Read more.
Related to project keywords: consumers, producing, needs, providing, services

Communication Eased

By a male, 22-30 years old, in Kyazanga, Uganda
Map of Communication eased Over the past decade the mobile phone has become a powerful tool for people with access to telecommunication or information service that can improve their lives and their livelihoods.Since 2002 Greemen foundation has focused on telecom services to the poor people in remote areas and creating business opportunities for micro enterprenuers.Today we are also developing new ways to use mobile phones and other technology to benefit the world poor village people. said the cordinator of Greenmen Foundation. Read more.
Related to project keywords: new ways, world, use, services, benefit

Providing Health

By a male, 31-45 years old, in Masaka, Uganda
Map of providing health SWIZIGURD International it is world wide business organisation that sells health products that cure almost any sickness.They provide diagnosis services to know what is really good to be done for any person this organisation creates employement oppotunities to people selling their products and they also reward their customers hence leding to development. Read more.
Related to project keywords: creates, development, done, international, services

Slum Internet Interface

By a female, 16-21 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of SLUM INTERNET INTERFACE Due to the technological development in the world and the increase of use of the internet.This which i used for research and for educational purposes not due to the high cost of internet and the medium used for researching.The internet has led to the lock out of the poor from such activities that are important to our day to day life due to the technological development.This has bled to the lack of lock out for children in the slums for accessing internet. Due to this the Kenya data network launched a program to equip the schools in the slums with the required equipments that being the computers and internet hot spots in the slums.This has led to improvement of the education level due to the easily access of internet in the schools. Read more.
Related to project keywords: purposes, world, use, schools, activities

Fish Farming

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Siaya, Kenya
Map of Fish farming One agricultural practice that easily coming up in kenya today is fish farming. This is mostly done in rural areas by farmers who have easier access to fertile lands near water bodies such as streams,lakes and rivers.The farmers are encouraged to build /dig fish ponds and fill that breed and multiply which they will in return harvest and sell to people within their areas or even take to markets all over kenya. The programme is currently being facilitated and financed by the ministry of fisheries development and it is a great success considering the fact that the farmers are very thankfull and are fully engaged in the business. Read more.
Related to project keywords: return, farmers, development, done, build

Modern Technology

By a female, 22-30 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of Modern technology Methods used in family different areas and type of soils have changed several times to curb food insecurity and help attracted food to see the people Modern farming system encourage production of more as opposed to those before Farmers are therefore urged to adapt to the modern methods and faculties and even produces eg planting seeds where the case i witnessed in my mums gardens where bananas and maize was planted using modern Technics and fertilizers and all stages observed keenly until its production was harvested These was a project by an ngo called Africa now working in Agriculture sector. Read more.
Related to project keywords: harvested, farmers, africa, encourage, system

Conservation Of The Environment

By a female, under 16 years old, in Trans-nzoia, Kenya
Map of Conservation of the environment There are many factors influencing environment most of this factors are brought by man for example level of education and technology under this farmers who have not been educated can use poor methods of farming and this led to pollution of economic doposition of garbages into running water, lound noise and use of fertilizers We can prevent this population by not deposit garbages in running water or in any where else. To have noise that is limited educating people about benefits of conserving environment development of schools, institution etc where people could go and read. It upon each one of us to conserve the environment for our life to assist well. Environment is important in our economy like it earn the country foreign exchange which is used by the government to improve our lifehood like construction of schools, bridges, churches, hospital and provision of all services which are importance to our life. Read more.
Related to project keywords: farmers, use, development, schools, services


By a male, 16-21 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of agriculturaleducation when prices for DAP fertilsers went up farmers had hard time on purchasing a 50 kg bag of fertiliser.the government subsidised the prices and people(farmers)got an opportunity to buy fertiliser had beendispatched. no committee nor baraza was sat to educate people on how to acqiure and use the fertilizer but fraudsters emerged and who hadf anticipated to get the fertilisers had nothing to go back home with.the more was to be facilitated by agricultural officer who had managed to benefit from other offer but most people suffered and were forced to buy fertiliser at very high prices which had been there initially.sources claim that the fertilser had been imported yet we have our own waste which in my opinion can produce fertilisers for farmers it a fertiser plant is built to process fertiliser for this farmers. Read more.
Related to project keywords: farmers, use, agricultural, educate, benefit

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