Hunger
 Kenya
Project #8881

Sustainable Food Project for Children in Kenya

by American Foundation for Children with AIDS
Vetted
Dec 29, 2011

Seedlings and Seeds

Peanuts from one of AFCA
Peanuts from one of AFCA's community gardens

As Katie gets ready to leave for Mombasa, Kenya for her six months internship, Stephen (local nutritionist in Mombasa) has been very busy.  With funds we've sent, he has purchased seeds and seedlings and is busy planting them.  He, along with community members, worked on a two-acre plot for these new little seeds and they are seeing some growth already.

Now, the big work of getting ready to plant in the 50-acre plot has started.  Fencing is being put around the area for security and to keep goats out.  When Katie arrives, she and Stephen will be designing the garden so that it yields the most nutritious foods possible.  Kale, moringa, neem, pumpkins, peanuts, beans, tomatoes, and many other vegetables and fruit trees are planned.  I just can't wait to see how this project continues!

As I get news from our friends in Mombasa and photos from Katie, I will be sure to share them with you, our supporters.  Until then, I wish for you the best New Year, knowing that you are helping children who desperately need a good, balanced diet in order to take their medicines. Thanks for being part of hope!

Happy New Year,

 

tanya

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American Foundation for Children with AIDS

Location: Harrisburg, PA - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.AFCAids.org
Project Leader:
tanya weaver
Harrisburg, PA United States
$9,592 raised of $14,000 goal
 
213 donations
$4,408 to go
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