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  • Mount Kilimanjaro

    Kilimanjaro view

    Directly to the west of our Mbulia farm is Mount Kilimanjaro. Most of the day it is covered in clouds and mist, but at sunset the well-known profile appears – like magic. The cloud banks sink and the mist disintegrates to reveal the mountains 5,895-meter greatness. If you come to Kenya, you are welcome to

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  • Extension

    Soap production

    This summer we built an extension to the house. It will be used for natural soap production. This is also an extension to the production of milk at the Mbulia farm. Goat milk is a very good ingredient in soap. Already, we have hired two people part time to start the soap production. An experienced

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    Greenhouse for Matokeo

    The Matokeo Women Group was given a greenhouse with drip irrigation by the Kenyan department of agriculture and water. The greenhouse is 16×8 meters and the first crop is tomatoes. This a great boost for the women group. The gift is in appreciation of their hard work over many years. ManGo Development sponsored the preparation ground

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  • Firstborn Rajab

    Baby goats born

    Two healthy and playful male kids were born at the Mbulia farm in July. They are the offspring from our German Alpine billy goat (Shamsa) and traditional Kenyan female goats Sarah and Kasichana. Two more goats are still pregnant. In the picture is Rajab who was born first. The name of the second one is

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    Leopard visit

    About a month ago we were informed that four leopards had paid a visit to the farm. These beautiful cats were in search of food and water. They killed four goats. Although our goats were not harmed, our neighbors lost goats. However, we are thankful that the farmers know and treasure the wildlife and therefore

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  • Hydroponic fodder

    Miracle grass

    Det vokser og gror på farmen. Geitebukken er aktiv. Vi venter økning i flokken snart. Bananpalmene og boganvilla gror villig, og produksjon av hydroponic fòr går som planlagt. Det har vært en alvorlig tørke i området. Vann blir rasjonert, og vi håper vi snart får midler til å bore etter vann. Det er det eneste

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  • From the dairy goat training

    Opplæring om melkegeiter/Training on dairy goat farming

    ​I forbindelse med visjonen for Prosjekt Ngele, gjennomførte vi i januar vårt første kurs om melkegeiter på farmen vår i Taita, Kenya. Kurset er muliggjort gjennom generøs støtte fra våre ManGo Development partnere og støttespillere. Alle våre kurs vil være åpne for alle interesserte, spesielt nabobøndene til farmen. Vi har kjøpt en geitebukk “Billy Willy” og

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    Ngele goats

    The goats are doing well in the farm. 5 widows have so far been given a goat to tend to while attending the Matokeo school. They will go there monthly to learn about goat keeping and farming. With the water tank now finished, the farm will be able to sustain not only the goats but

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    Environmental focus

    One of the areas we are passionate about as ManGo Development is the environment. This year, we found a local initiative which shares a passion for the environment just like we do. We therefore decided to sponsor a project initiated by miss World franchise, miss Taita Taveta. Her group is committed to clearing plastic waste

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    The water tank is finished

    The water tank at the farm is finished. We decided to make it larger than planned. It is now 65,000 litres. Very soon, we will start planting grass, vegetables and fruit trees. We are employing another worker to look after the farm and goats. The water tank has been financed by ourselves, but the running

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