The donations from GlobalGiving have been of great assistance to our shelter. Our established food forest has been doing well, which was planted during our workshop and the participants planted a lot of vegetables, fruit trees, eco trees during their practical lessons. For the last three months, we have been able to have enough vegetables for our residents and children and we have also been able to make sales; we have been selling surplus to nearby market and business women. From the feedback that we get from our customers, our vegetables are very competitive in the market; they are healthy and tastier. We have been using bio fertilizers, compost manure and animal manure from our chicken, cows and rabbits. Despite the great achievements from our food forest, lack of rains has been an issue since the food forest do not have enough water making the farm less productive as it was during the rainy season. We have been watering the food forest at least twice per week and this has helped sustain the vegetables and trees. We have a culture of eating what we produce at our shelter and since the establishment of this food forest, we have been eating a variety of vegetables; tomatoes, herbs such as rosemary, parsley, spinach, kales, amaranth, African nightshade, Chinese cabbage, potatoes etc. We wish to thank all those who contributed towards this noble project that has been of great benefit to our shelter as we continue to empower the survivors of sexual and domestic violence. Your support helps us to continue stewarding their souls as we steward the land.
Project reports on GlobalGiving are posted directly to globalgiving.org by Project Leaders as they are completed, generally every 3-4 months. To protect the integrity of these documents, GlobalGiving does not alter them; therefore you may find some language or formatting issues.
If you donate to this project or have donated to this project, you can recieve an email when this project posts a report. You can also subscribe for reports without donating.
Give the gift of stability in a time of instability. Set up an automatic, monthly gift now and get matched at 100%—because the COVID-19 pandemic has hurt us all, and it will take all of us to overcome it. Terms and conditions apply.
Monthly giving is as easy, safe, and as inexpensive as a Netflix subscription. Start a monthly donation to Empowering Minds International, Inc. today and get matched at 100%. Terms and conditions apply.