Vital Job-Skills Training for 500 Afghan Women


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Kenya Is Saved

By a male, under 16 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of Kenya is saved Kenya the rich, green and country full o wild animal was almost diminishing to low standards. Trees were destroyed, poachers killed animals and the economy of Kenya was going low as the number of tourists decreased due to lack of scenery of animals. Lack of trees almost lead to desertification in Kenya. Lack of trees led to lack of rain in some area which led to people setting to new areas. People were warred but it fall on deaf ears as they taught the business was bringing money to them. A clever woman, Wangari Maathai, came up with a good idea. She herself started as a role model, she traveled to different parts of the country. She planted many trees anywhere she went and she also encouraged people at least the plant trees. Kenya came back to her own status and life became as usual. Animals were taken care of ad Kenya became to high standards. Read more.
Related to project keywords: area, country, woman, areas, low

Increasing Household Incomes

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Masaka, Uganda
Map of Increasing household incomes Majority of Mataka farmers are depandant on the known traditional food and crops like coffe bananas etc yet the production of such have been unstable creating s food and income goveration oap among farmers in view of this nun trsdition high protential crop like rice need to be introduction to bridge the oap the vice president mr ssekadi is providing seeds to farmers in kyanamukaa, kabonera among others. Read more.
Related to project keywords: providing, farmers, income, production, traditional

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