I believe in the saying ‘A river will always flow it’s course’………..no matter what we do, what we think , how we plan………….somethings take on a life of their own…………and now once a dangerous dump site our Organic Farm in Kibera is taking off in all sorts of directions. Yesterday was the first commercial sale […]
When I started this blog, I explained I was an absolute rookie to all things blogging. Today on showing Dominic the blog he reminded me to give an explanation on the dates on the first pictures. Actually, Wakio would be best to explain as she took the first pictures…………..It goes a bit like this……..we didn’t […]
The Kibera Youth Reform Group transformed this garbage site to this lush organic plot!! 105 days from start to harvest!!
The Kibera Youth Reform Organic Farm originally a 3 meter deep garbage dump, is finally only days away from harvest!! The transformation which started in April 2008 has taken a mere three and a half months, prooving anything is possible. In April, Claire Niala came to me with a proposition. The Kibera Youth Reform Group, […]
Dominic always impresses me. No two things are done the same way if he has anything to do with it. We are growing sunflowers between the veg as part of an experimental solution to cleaning the soil. Rather than the usual stoop and plant , Dom designed an easy planting tool, a plastic hallow pipe […]
Totally Awesome !! 🙂
The youth are ecstatic!! The farm is almost fully kitted, the first of its kind in Africas largest slum Kibera, Where there’s a will, there’s a farm!! Dominic making sure the piping fits!!
One morning the youth decided the farm was not a real farm without a scarecrow 🙂 Very cute:)
My brother Dominic is back from Somalia where he has been designing milk cooling plants for the rural camel farmers. He is an absolute wizz with anything technical and voluteered to install the final stages of the drip system. Naturally, as all brother do, he changed my design……….admittedly for the better…….:) Much thanks and respect […]
First plantings!!!! Not sure why the pics are lumping together and flowing into the last article………..but am happy they are up!! The guys are ecstatic!! I can’t wait for the next few weeks to go by to capture the transformation from seedling to a completely green covered landscape! Too cool!!