$14,866 needed of $60,046
In Meru County Kenya, farmers have experienced repeated crop failures as a result of droughts and erratic rainfall. This program is working to improve the food security situation in the Igembe area through a variety of activities inculding:
- the formation of savings and lending groups;
- training farmers on conservation agriculture, poultry rearing, cultivation of dryland crops and other strategies for reducing risk from drought;
- the promotion of water, sanitation and hygeine practices at the household and community levels;
- nutrition and cooking demonstrations.