Long-Term Food Security for 4000 Samburus in Kenya

by Sadhana Forest Kenya
Play Video
Long-Term Food Security for 4000 Samburus in Kenya
Long-Term Food Security for 4000 Samburus in Kenya
Long-Term Food Security for 4000 Samburus in Kenya
Long-Term Food Security for 4000 Samburus in Kenya
Long-Term Food Security for 4000 Samburus in Kenya
Long-Term Food Security for 4000 Samburus in Kenya
Long-Term Food Security for 4000 Samburus in Kenya
Long-Term Food Security for 4000 Samburus in Kenya
Long-Term Food Security for 4000 Samburus in Kenya
Long-Term Food Security for 4000 Samburus in Kenya
Long-Term Food Security for 4000 Samburus in Kenya
Long-Term Food Security for 4000 Samburus in Kenya
Long-Term Food Security for 4000 Samburus in Kenya
Long-Term Food Security for 4000 Samburus in Kenya
Long-Term Food Security for 4000 Samburus in Kenya
Long-Term Food Security for 4000 Samburus in Kenya
Long-Term Food Security for 4000 Samburus in Kenya
Long-Term Food Security for 4000 Samburus in Kenya
Long-Term Food Security for 4000 Samburus in Kenya
Long-Term Food Security for 4000 Samburus in Kenya
Long-Term Food Security for 4000 Samburus in Kenya
Long-Term Food Security for 4000 Samburus in Kenya
Long-Term Food Security for 4000 Samburus in Kenya
Long-Term Food Security for 4000 Samburus in Kenya
Long-Term Food Security for 4000 Samburus in Kenya
Long-Term Food Security for 4000 Samburus in Kenya
Long-Term Food Security for 4000 Samburus in Kenya
Long-Term Food Security for 4000 Samburus in Kenya
Long-Term Food Security for 4000 Samburus in Kenya
Long-Term Food Security for 4000 Samburus in Kenya
Long-Term Food Security for 4000 Samburus in Kenya
Long-Term Food Security for 4000 Samburus in Kenya
Long-Term Food Security for 4000 Samburus in Kenya
Long-Term Food Security for 4000 Samburus in Kenya
Long-Term Food Security for 4000 Samburus in Kenya
Long-Term Food Security for 4000 Samburus in Kenya
Long-Term Food Security for 4000 Samburus in Kenya
Long-Term Food Security for 4000 Samburus in Kenya
Long-Term Food Security for 4000 Samburus in Kenya
Long-Term Food Security for 4000 Samburus in Kenya
Long-Term Food Security for 4000 Samburus in Kenya
Long-Term Food Security for 4000 Samburus in Kenya
Long-Term Food Security for 4000 Samburus in Kenya
Long-Term Food Security for 4000 Samburus in Kenya
Long-Term Food Security for 4000 Samburus in Kenya
Long-Term Food Security for 4000 Samburus in Kenya
Long-Term Food Security for 4000 Samburus in Kenya
Mar 4, 2021

More Water, More Possibilities

Water!
Water!

We are thrilled to report that Sadhana Forest Kenya has massively increased its water transporting capabilities.  Our new water truck carries 5400 litres – that’s 9 times what we were previously able to haul!  Until now, it was an ongoing challenge getting water to trees and gardens beyond the Community Agro-Forestry Learning Center (CALC) where we pump ground water using solar and wind power.  We can now greatly expand our activities, rain or shine.  Not only are the growing food-forests sure to be watered but we are also able to provide some water for households, which is especially crucial during harsh droughts when women and children walk many kilometres to carry water home.

We are very fortunate that cases of covid-19 have remained low in Samburu County.  So, proceeding with caution, we have continued to provide follow-up care and expansion to the food-forest style kitchen gardens previously planted at homes around Samburu; as well as adding many new ones!  We have also kept very busy caring for our tree nurseries to always have plenty of seedlings ready for planting – for Samburu households as well as for foresting our demonstration plot here at CALC.

After 10 months of children being out of classrooms due to the covid-19 shut-downs, local schools have recently re-opened.  We are looking forward to the coming months when we’ll safely get back to collaborating with them on planting projects and training events.  Also, when possible, we will pursue outreach such as tree-planting training and permaculture design implementation in new villages that are now more accessible due to our upgraded transport.

FYI: Earth Day 2021 is on April 22nd and this year’s theme is “Restore Our Earth”.  So get out there and plant a tree!

We are so grateful to everyone who supports the work of Sadhana Forest Kenya, such as donors, volunteers, and the people at GlobalGiving.  If you are interested in providing us feedback concerning our project, finding out more about our activities or areas of operation, or would like to volunteer with us, please email us at kenya@sadhanaforest.org.  We also strongly encourage you to provide feedback at the end of this report.

Ashe Oleng! (“Thank you very much!” in Kisamburu)

Planting demonstration
Planting demonstration
Share on Twitter Share on Facebook
Comments:

About Project Reports

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 will get an e-mail when this project posts a report. You can also subscribe for reports via e-mail without donating.

Get Reports via Email

We'll only email you new reports and updates about this project.

Organization Information

Sadhana Forest Kenya

Location: Kisima - Kenya
Website:
Facebook: Facebook Page
Project Leader:
Aviram Rozin
Kisima, Kenya
$196,088 raised of $294,338 goal
 
2,069 donations
$98,250 to go
Donate Now
M-PESA

Pay Bill: 891300
Account: GG18728

lock
Donating through GlobalGiving is safe, secure, and easy with many payment options to choose from. View other ways to donate

Sadhana Forest Kenya has earned this recognition on GlobalGiving:

Help raise money!

Support this important cause by creating a personalized fundraising page.

Start a Fundraiser

Learn more about GlobalGiving

Teenage Science Students
Vetting +
Due Diligence

Snorkeler
Our
Impact

Woman Holding a Gift Card
Give
Gift Cards

Young Girl with a Bicycle
GlobalGiving
Guarantee

Sign up for the GlobalGiving Newsletter

WARNING: Javascript is currently disabled or is not available in your browser. GlobalGiving makes extensive use of Javascript and will not function properly with Javascript disabled. Please enable Javascript and refresh this page.