Please tell a story about a time when a person or organization tried to help someone or change something in your community:

Economic Sustainability

Small scale farmers in sabatia recently wee used to planting maize,sweet potatoes,beans,etc for domestic consumption only.An international firm through care Kenya came and changed their farming from domestic consumption to cash crop farming.It supported them by supplying French beans seeds cereals co-operative where they used to take their French beans for export.The farmers have really benefited from this project,though they still plant their local cereals for domestic consumption.The French beans farming has changed their farming economically.They are grateful to care Kenya for improving their economy


  • The organization most involved in what happened: Care Kenya

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About This Story

  • Gender of storyteller: Female
  • Age of storyteller: 46-60 years old
  • This story took place 2-6 months ago
  • Location: Sabatia County, Sabatia, Kenya
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