Clean Water for Drought-Affected Families in India

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Provinding Water

By a male, 22-30 years old, in Masaka, Uganda
Map of PROVINDING WATER Helping those in disaster is essential,spring project has constructed boreholes, dug valley dams all aiming at reducing water scarcity in the region thereby allowing people get access to clean water. Read more.
Related to project keywords: water scarcity, access clean, allowing, helping, clean water

Early Delivery To Farmers

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Kitale, Kenya
Map of Early delivery to farmers the national cereal board will start distributing farm inputs to ensure farmers prepare early for next planting season.Already the national cereals and produce Board has ordered 25,000 tonnes of Diamonium phosphate fertiliser from out the country. Many farmers has benefited from that good early preparation.This will also enable an increase in their yield as they will be having enough seeds and fertilisers to help in producing high yield of their farm produce. Read more.
Related to project keywords: yield, farmers, ensure, increase, seeds

Soap Making

By a male, 16-21 years old, in Kiambu, Kenya
Map of SOAP MAKING Due to the tough economic times in the country This has led to the families experiencing hardships in their day to dry life and inorder to make ends met.This leads to the prioritization of food and to the low income neglecting other needs.This occured in kiambu Due to This joshep mckuyu empowered The women say teaching them how to make soap for domestic use and for sale Thus increasing the income of the families at large and this has led to improved living standards. Read more.
Related to project keywords: empowered, women, families, rural, leads

National Reserve

By a female, 16-21 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of National reserve Narakholo village never yield good crop product.The world animals could invates the shambas and destroy all their crops.This lead to angering the area.The MP of that area notified the government of kenya about this.The government then decided to make a national reserve in that area which was to ensure that the world animal were not destroying people's property in the area.The villagers are now successfull Kenyan Citizen.They are now lenders and not borrowers. Read more.
Related to project keywords: yield, ensure, villagers, crops, crop

Mixed Farming

By a female, 46-60 years old , in Busia, Kenya
Map of Mixed farming As a farmer i used to plant maize in my one acre land because that was what people planted and cultivated such that during harvesting time there was too much maize and beans. One time i attended a training with a certain organization called the Kenya Farmer Training with a certain organisation called the kenya farmer training association.In this seminar i was trained on how i can use one acre to plant variety of crops. I divided my piece of land into 4 section and this time round during harvest time the story was different,i had four crops to harvest unlike others who still had maize and beans.I had cassava,sweet potatoes,maize and beans. so i endavoured to teach others the method and productivity has increased. Read more.
Related to project keywords: time, training, plant, crops, increased

Crop Growing In Lubimba

By a male, 31-45 years old, in Rakai, Uganda
Map of CROP GROWING IN LUBIMBA Bwavu mpologoma is an organisation found in Lubimba village near Lwamaggwa Trading centre. This organisation is basically comprised of peasant farmers. Bwavu mpologoma combines its members to cultivate in individual gardens. This has helped them to prepare their land in time. Bwavu mpologoma gives its members seeds and they pay back when they have harvested. Read more.
Related to project keywords: time, growing, seeds, crop, village

A Change Made As One

16-21 years old, in Kakamega, Kenya
Map of A change made as one The beginning of this desperate life among the villagers in Ingusi could not be traced.Both the haves and the have nots were forced to use stream water for domestic consumption. This temporary organization formed among members of this community decided to solve this problem as it could cause outbreak of diseases.Contribution were made for only one week.Thank God all members coperated as expected.Necessities were purchased on time and work commenced. This also helped to reclaim land that had been dumped due to swamp as water was now directed to one direction.Clean water could now be fetched and this saved this community from the risks of outbreak of diseases.The group agreed to remain together but in vain. Read more.
Related to project keywords: clean water, villagers, village, water, life

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Gillian Wilson

IDEX Latin America Program Director
San Francisco, CA United States

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