Emergency Food Distribution in Kenya

 
$1,525
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Cash Harvest

By a female, 22-30 years old, in Western, Kenya
Map of Cash Harvest A company known as ISIPE wanted to help our community economically by providing means through which they could generate income from agricultural activities. They advised the results of our village to plant crops like ginger,Garlic e.t.c and keep animals like bees.These crops would then be bought by the company who would in turn use it to produce medical products.Honey which is produced by the bees was also in the manufacturing of pharmaceutical products ISIPE would therefore provide a ready market for the products. Read more.
Related to project keywords: generate income, crops, produce, means, economically

Dairy Production

By a male, 22-30 years old, in Nairobi, Kenya
Map of Dairy production Poor planning to blame for food shortage while the flag is up Kenyans and neighbouring countries are at risk of stervation. but food is distribution and harvesting factors have been blamed for the coming of hunger in parts largely occassioned by drought have been because of popular also farmers are stuck with their bumper harvest unable tomarket for their produce. Many of them are turning their yield into folder for government is aware of this fact, very little is being done to have harvested maize from farmers stored or distributed to regions that are highly in hunger. Read more.
Related to project keywords: food distribution, farmers, hunger, produce, unable

Agriculture Earns Us Income

By a female, under 16 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of Agriculture earns us income KARI was started in 2007. This organsiation was started to boost farm produce. Farmers were suffering because of low yields. After the organisation was formed, there was an improvement in produce. Farmers started using fertilizers and improved means or technology. Manures were also used and this was a great change to the farmers. Shiywe was green due to improved facilities. This created employment. there is no shortage of food since farmers are growing crops & earning income. Read more.
Related to project keywords: started, farmers, agriculture, suffering, produce

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Organization

The Village Net

Seattle, Wa, United States
http://thevillagenet.org/

Project Leader

Harriet Stephenson

Seattle, WA United States

Where is this project located?

Map of Emergency Food Distribution in Kenya