"If you give a man a handout, you refine his skill for begging. If you give a man a hand-up, you refine his self-worth."

September 2014

Fruited Plains Agricultural Training Centre’s Fist Graduating Class

Sunday, September 14th, 2014

On July 26th, 2014 the Fruited Plains Agricultural Training Centre celebrated its 1st graduating class. The struggling farmers of Mt. Elgon gained knowledge on how to farm year round in order to provide food and income for their families. In addition to gaining knowledge in bio-intensive agricultural practices, they learned how to run their farms… Read More

Toror Iniative Project: Bigger and Better!!!!

Sunday, September 14th, 2014

This past January, the focus of our trip to Kenya was to find a buyer to purchase maize on behalf of the farmers of Mt. Elgon. We unexpectedly found ourselves in a meeting with a government organization called Horticultural Crops Development Authority (HCDA). They deal in all crops EXCEPT maize. We were asking ourselves, “Why… Read More