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Another Source Of Milk

Mrs. Philis Akinyi is a proud lady from Bulemi sub-location Elugulu location Butula District Western province, Kenya. Out of the sale of goat milk. Phillis assists her husband to pay school fees. Currently she gets four litres of milk per day out of which she sells three at Kshs. 70 per litre and consumes one. Philles was among the few farmers in a community to embrace diary goat keeping when other farmers could not believe in milking goats let alone consume the milk. She was given two goats by AFRICA NOW an NGO, on a payback system and after three years, she has been able to pay back three kids which were given to three other farmers. She has three other young goats with which she intends to expand her flock Phillis, a mother of seven has reason to smile. Any milk is rich in nutrients.


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  • This was an important story that I will remember for a long time
  • This story relates to food and shelter
  • This story relates to family and friends
  • This story relates to knowledge
  • I helped make the story happen

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Male
  • Age of storyteller: 46-60 years old
  • This story took place more than 2 years ago
  • Location: Enakaywa - Lugulu Location, Busia/butula, Kenya
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