Network for Ecofarming in Africa

Empowering communities towards realization of sustainable livelihoods, access to empowering education and information, food security, as well as attainment of enhanced culture and environment. It values respect for people and nature; commitment and efficiency; honesty, accountability and transparency; positive socialization; enhancing visionary leadership and governance and being ambassadors of peace. It facilitates access to information, education, skills and appropriate technologies
Dec 2, 2016

Improve Livelihoods of 225 HIV-affected families

Our beneficiaries are proceeding on well with their projects though with various challenges.  The year had many challenges and short rains really affected them.  It has been dry in most parts of the country and farmers were really affected.  It is now raining and farmers are now planting new crops as most of their previous crops were affected by the drought.  We have some of our beneficiaries with seeds and planting materials.  Although we did not have enough seeds to support them, we hope they will benefit from the on-going rains to enable them harvest enough food for their families and save seeds for the next season to reduce the current challenge.  Our beneficiaries are hardworking and determined and they are happy the long waited rain is now available and they have been able to plant their crops.  We will consider conducting more trainings to empower our beneficiaries on areas of value addition, seed saving etc.  We thank all the well-wishers for their kind support and encourage them to consider supporting our communities further.

Nov 17, 2016

Empower 175 students for food security in Kenya

The progress with youth polytechnics has been good in the year but different youth polytechnics faced by different challenges but they tried their best to overcome some of them.  It has been very dry in most parts of the country and the school gardens were really affected and they did not have much in their school gardens but some of them tried to irrigate their gardens with the scarce water.  They tried to maintain their vegetable gardens a task that was not easy at all but they were determined.  The Youth Polytechnics have closed for December holiday but hope to work on their gardens when the rains come.  They agreed to continue with their garden activities once it rains before they resume school in January 2017.  The school administrations are fundraising for a sustainable solution on sourcing water not only for irrigation but also for other daily water uses.  They intend to improve on water harvesting techniques and drilling boreholes for those in very dry places.  This will improve the situation a lot as they are all affected and since they have experienced the challenge for a long period, they now feel that they need a long term solution.  They have all learnt that the school gardens are really important to them and the students since the students are learning agribusiness skills which are really helping them even after finishing their courses.  On the other hand they are now improving their nutrition in their lunch program as well as the club earning some income when they sell the surplus vegetables.  They are requesting all the well-wishers to support them in fundraising towards sustainable water sourcing and they thank all who have supported them to this far and they hope they will continue getting the support to make life better for the young youths. 

Nov 3, 2016

Build School for 80 Students in Arid Kachuru Kenya

The progress in Kachiuru primary school has been very good and the school had concluded the term well.  The feeding program was successful and teachers, parents and parents are very grateful and thank all the well-wishers who have supported them throughout the year.    They are happy that the school enrolled more pupils in the course of the year despite the challenges of few classrooms and desks.  The headteacher and the parents are still appealing to the government to consider supporting them with desks and more classrooms.  They are optimistic that the school will have more pupils willing to join school in January 2017 and they wish to accommodate them if it will be possible.   The government has promised them more classrooms but this has been the promise since the beginning of the year.  There is also need for more pit latrines for pupils use since the population is growing hence the need for more latrines as they have few and the pupils are forced to share the few that are available.

We invite all well-wishers to consider supporting this noble project to improve conducive learning environment for the pupils.  We are happy that the community is seriously considering educating girl child after a long campaign.  The school now has many girls unlike there before where only few girls used to go to school.  We continue encouraging the parents to continue with the same spirit and more so encourage those who are still not into educating girl child.  Thank you again for those who have supported this project and welcome many more to join hands towards this project.

 
   

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