Matokeo

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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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  • 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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    ManGo Development, Kenya

    From now, ManGo Development is also registered as a CBO (Community Based Organisation) in Kenya. This is important since it gives us recognition and transparency in what we do in Kenya. The CBO certificate is issued by the County Social Services Office. Our Certificate number in Kenya is: 39162 (Voi, Taita/Taveta). Our aim is to

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    Graduation day

    On the 5th of August, the first students at the Matokeo School received their diplomas after finishing their studies. It was a great day celebrating these women. The Kenyan KCDP project (in cooperation with the World Bank) and Josephine Mwakazi (the chairlady of Matokeo women group) presented the diplomas.

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    Goats are in the farm

    The first 13 goats are in the farm! They are strong goats picked from the knowledge of the Masaai who also heard them there. When they are not out to graze, they stay in a goat pen built the traditional way with thorn bushes. At night, they have a goat house when they sleep in

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  • Water tank

    Water tank almost finished

    The big water tank is almost finished. It will hold 25000 liters and will bring life to the farm. We have already planted fruit trees and have harvested the first crop of corn. The elephants ate most of the groundnuts, but because they loved them so much, they left the corn alone. With the water

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  • Project Ngele

    The story of Ngele

    The first goats have now been presented. Soon after the veterinary inspection, they will be ready to be transported to the farm.  The women are so enthusiastic about the progress. They are looking forward to being able to tend to their goats at the farm parallel to their lessons at the Matokeo training centre. We

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  • Water tank

    Vanntanken bygges/Water tank in progress

    Vanntanken for farmen i Mbololo bygges nå. Allerede har vi installert en 6000 liter plastikk tank for å høste regnet. Den permanente tanken vil være på 25.000 liter. Akkurat nå har vi plantet mais, jordnøtter og gress vil bli plantet snart. Regnet har så vidt startet, men det kommer mer. Å kunne opparbeide dette tørre

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  • Computer class

    Datakurs/Computer course

    I løpet av ukene vi var i Voi i sommer, gjennomførte ManGo Development 2 uker med gratis intensive kurs i grunnleggende databehandling for 65 elever og lærere. Alle elever og lærere ved Matokeo Training Centre ble kurset samt 35 lærere ved Mwanyambo Primary School. 3 av elevene kom fra The Silent Voices. Kurset ble gjennomført

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