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Promote Transforming Farming systems in rural Keny

 
$100
$4,400
Raised
Remaining

Summary

Support to educate 1000+ small producers where Bshg together with farmer scholars mutually developing technologies for transforming farming systems,improving livelihood and increase household income.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

Majority of farmers in rural Kenya where poverty index is rated high and more so by passed by services offered by state agents including extension education and research, were left to use weather beaten wisdom and made to believe that their wisdom is not good unlike the western one. Support from Bshg recognized the traditional methods of preserving seeds,protecting environment and managing water and soils and decided to revive this together with farmers.

How will this project solve this problem?

Trainings will be provided on alternative energy source like Bio gas and improved stoves like rorena ,new farming systems and provision of short term loans start kitchen gardening for improved nutrition and health.planting of trees by farmers.

Potential Long Term Impact

Whole community will improve as a result of reduction of stress on environment for fuel wood,removal of garbage and refuse from homes for making organic manure will ensure health sanitation,improved nutrition,house hold income and soil productivity

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $100

Funding Information

This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.

Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $100 .  The original project funding goal was $4,500.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).

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Funded

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Project Leader

Vincent Atitwa

Founder
Nairobi, kenya Kenya

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