Health
 Kenya
Project #5181

Improve Livelihoods of 225 HIV-affected families

by Network for Ecofarming in Africa
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Summary

The project will empower 225 families affected by HIV/AIDS in Molo district, Kenya, by enabling them to produce nutritionally balanced food, which will improve their health as well as their financial state.
$18,000
total goal
$9,427
remaining
128
donors
0
monthly donors
6
years active

Challenge

While most Kenyan families face poverty and hunger, those affected by HIV/AIDS are especially at risk. They have the additional responsibility of taking care and feeding the infected person(s) who require even more nutritional attention. Network for Ecofarming in Africa will equip 225 critically affected families in Molo district, Kenya, with skills and materials to enable them to produce balanced and nutritious food, and earn extra income

Solution

We will provide materials (seeds, fertilizers, tools, livestock) plus training on sustainable agriculture (indigenous crops, small livestock farming, food preservation) and basic business skills like bookkeeping.

Long-Term Impact

Helped out of the vicious circle, 225 families become self-sufficient with recovered dignity. Income generated in first year provides inputs for next season. They will share knowledge and skills acquired to their children and other community members.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Excel file (projdoc.xls).

Resources

http:/​/​necofakenya.wordpress.com/​
Kenya Nutrition and HIV/​AIDS Strategy 2007-2010
National AIDS Control Council: a call to action
Report socio-economic impact of HIV/​AIDS in Kenya

Organization Information

Network for Ecofarming in Africa

Location: MOLO, RIFT VALLEY - Kenya
Website: http:/​/​necofakenya@wordpress.com
Project Leader:
Samuel Muhunyu
Project Leader
Molo, Rift Valley Kenya
$8,573 raised of $18,000 goal
 
 
163 donations
$9,427 to go
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