Project #8881

Sustainable Food Project for Children in Kenya

by American Foundation for Children with AIDS
Jun 22, 2012

Visit to Mombasa's Gardens

Jube, Rama and Me
Jube, Rama and Me

I had the opportunity to visit our projects in Mombasa, Kenya and was so happy to see what I saw. I saw a 50-acre plot of land bursting with maize, sorghum, peanuts, passion fruit, cow peas, tomatoes, and cassava.  I also saw the huge need for a borehole, as the rains just won't come and we are in peril of losing all this good food. 

It was so encouraging to see the good that is being done and to know that if we have just one or two good, soaking rains, the garden will produce enough food for many children, allowing them to take their medicine on full bellies.  It was also frightening to think of what will happen if we don't get the rains and the drought continues to affect this land.  With that in mind, we are thinking of the possibility of digging a borehole and are in the middle of getting quotations in order to see what is possible.  If anyone out there knows of someone who can help us with this, please write me at  The need is huge.  So is the amazing outcome.

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Thank you for being part of our work of for providing life to many.





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American Foundation for Children with AIDS

Location: Harrisburg, PA - USA
Website: http:/​/​
Project Leader:
tanya weaver
Harrisburg, PA United States
$10,682 raised of $14,000 goal
223 donations
$3,318 to go
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