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Vegetable Farming Update and Training for Women

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The good news: we had 15 women trained on how to grow various types of local vegetables. As part of sustainability, each person was given fertilizer, herbicide, insecticide, seeds, and container.  The training commenced with words of exhortation from Rev. Chigia our field officer. Thereafter, we had some interactions on the benefits of growing vegetables with an emphasis on sustainability. Our training ended up with farm practicals. Of particular interest was a 17-year-old mother. Judith dropped out of school after she discovered she was pregnant at 15 plus. Unfortunately, the boy who was responsible for the pregnancy abandoned Judith and her aged grandmother without any help. Judith started doing some menial jobs to care for herself, grandmother and son (Destiny) who is now a year and 10 months old. Judith told us of her desire to sell snakes. God willing, Judith will come and stay at our home for some days. Helen and I will counsel and disciple her. And most important…

Current Project Plan and Schedule for 2019

Project Schedule for 2019:
a. Sensitization and mobilization for training: About 1st week of March 2019
b. Identification and selection process: 3 rd week of March 2019
c. Batch 1 training: 2nd week of September 2019
d. Batch 2 training: 2nd week of October 2019
e. Batch 3 training: 2nd week of November 2019