Health
 Kenya
Project #6281

Protect 1800 people on Kokwa Island from Malaria

by Network for Ecofarming in Africa
Vetted
Apr 27, 2011

Progress Report on Community Health Interventions.

The project is impacting positively on the lives of the Indigenous Ilchamus community living in and around Kokwa Island, More trainings have been conducted for community health workers, to ensure they handle health complications as they occur with know-how. Promotion of cultivation and consumption of local indigenous crops, to fight off malnutrition among children and ensure household food and nutrition security 580 bed nets have been distributed, we are embarking on planting about 2000 neem tree seedlings which act as mosquito repellents as now we are experiencing the long rains after the dry spell. The recipients are very grateful to the donors who have made a great impact in their lives, and they hope one day they can meet them face to face to give their gratitude.

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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

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