Restore hope for 10 families in Marsabit Kenya

by Horn of Africa Development Initiative - HODI Vetted since 2010 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit Project of the Month


- Severe drought has hit northern Kenya and so many children are being mal-nourished and many perishing and through the kitchen gardens you will make the families more resilient to drought and reduce the number of deaths. - The project will help provide household food security to 10 most vulnerable families. - This are child mothers who have no other sources of income aged 15 - 25 years - Training in Kitchen Gardening and provision of seeds, tools and equipments to 10 households.

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-The current food insecurity situation experienced at household level is attributed to prolonged drought situation besides low livestock herd sizes that was occasioned after the recent prolonged drought period. -Skipping meals, sharing of relief food, purchasing food on credit and consuming cheaper foods, which is an indication of serious food shortages at household level. -Lack of skills in kitchen gardening and tools for gardening.


- Reduce current food insecurity situation and provide training skills; seeds and water tank to most affected households. - It will help most vulnerable households not to skip meals and reduce dependency on food aid. - It will ensure food security at household level both for the family and surplus to sale and take care of other needs

Long-Term Impact

- The provision of training in kitchen gardening and tools to work with will reduce the number of most vulnerable households during this drought period and beyond. - It will help in increasing resilience to drought while reducing vulnerability to drought will increased capacity to produce own food crops for household consumption.


Severe drought situation in Northern Kenya Region

Organization Information

Horn of Africa Development Initiative - HODI

Location: Marsabit, Upper Eastern - Kenya
Website: http:/​/​​
Project Leader:
Fatuma Abdulkadir Adan
Marsabit, Kenya

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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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