Society

  • 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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    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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    Silent Voices 2016

    We visited the Silent Voices at the Mwanyambo primary school this summer. It is very encouraging to see them still playing chess. The regional authorities have granted finances to extend the school. This year, the school special unit has started including disabled children. We are proud to support this school. The Special Unit has also

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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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    Kenyan ambassador visit to Stavanger

    ManGo Development had the great honour of arranging for the visit of the ambassador of Kenya to the Nordic countries when visiting Stavanger, Norway. We arranged for several meetings over five days in early May with influential institutions and corporations in the Stavanger region. In the picture from left: Vilhelm Skjærpe (ManGo Development), Kenyan ambassador

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