Promote Transforming Farming systems in rural Keny

by Matungu Community Development Charity (MCDC)

Summary

Support to educate 1000+ small producers where Bshg together with farmer scholars mutually developing technologies for transforming farming systems,improving livelihood and increase household income.
$100
total raised
1
donor
0
monthly donors
6
years active

Challenge

Majority of farmers in rural Kenya where poverty index is rated high and more so by passed by services offered by state agents including extension education and research, were left to use weather beaten wisdom and made to believe that their wisdom is not good unlike the western one. Support from Bshg recognized the traditional methods of preserving seeds,protecting environment and managing water and soils and decided to revive this together with farmers.

Solution

Trainings will be provided on alternative energy source like Bio gas and improved stoves like rorena ,new farming systems and provision of short term loans start kitchen gardening for improved nutrition and health.planting of trees by farmers.

Long-Term Impact

Whole community will improve as a result of reduction of stress on environment for fuel wood,removal of garbage and refuse from homes for making organic manure will ensure health sanitation,improved nutrition,house hold income and soil productivity

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).

Resources

http:/​/​sites.google.com/​site/​brothersselfhelpgroup/​home
Beneficiary stories on face book
project coordinator posting on twitter
Beatrice nasiluth talking to vistors

Organization Information

Matungu Community Development Charity (MCDC)

Location: Mumias, kenya - Kenya
Website: http:/​/​www.matungucommunitycharity.wordpress.com
Project Leader:
Vincent Atitwa
Founder
Nairobi, kenya Kenya

Funded Project!

Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.
   

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