Supporting smallholder farmers to move from subsistence to prosperity is at the core of our programme work in Kenya.
Our largest scheme in Kenya is supporting the development of the cassava value chain across several district of Southern Kenya, benefitting 28,000 people.
Other projects include poultry rearing, rainwater harvesting, livestock rearing and banana and cashew production which focus on improved food and nutrition.
Full Name: Republic of Kenya
Population: 43.18 Million (UN Data 2012)
Area: 581,309 SQ KM (224,080 SQ Miles)
Major Languages: English (Official), Swahili (Official), Numerous indigenous languages
Major Religions: Christianity, Islam, Traditional Beliefs
Examining the feasibility of using an acoustic separation platform for purification of aflatoxins from crops.
SUSTAINABLE AGRICULTURE & RURAL DEVELOPMENT SCHOLARSHIP SCHEME
Molo & Nakuru County
This three years project supports the training and education of students in sustainable agriculture and rural development through the Baraka Agricultural College certificate course.
BUILDING SUSTAINABLE LIVELIHOODS FOR HOUSEHOLDS AFFECTED BY HIV/AIDS
Nakuru & Narok
The APHIA Plus project seeks to improve the economic situation of marginalised, poor and disadvantaged groups (especially those families affected by HIV/AIDS) by improving their crop production and linking these groups to commercial opportunities.
EMPOWERING WOMEN WITHIN THE CASHEW VALUE CHAIN
The project, like its counterpart in Ghana, is empowering cashew growers associations through the improvement of cashew nut quality and training in value chain management.
CASSAVA AGGREGATION: SUPPORTING SMALLHOLDER AGRICULTURE & VALUE ADDITION
Siaya, Migori, Homa Bay, Busia, Kisumu, Kitui & Kilifi
This five years project funded by the EU, Irish Aid and the Walmart Foundation seeks to develop the production and added value of cassava as a way to improve livelihoods of small-holder farmers. 28,000 farmers organised in producer groups are benefitting through access to quality-declared cassava planting material, training in field management, disease control, post harvest handling, storage, processing and more.
WATER AND SANITATION IN KERINGET
This project will facilitate the provision of clean water and access to school latrines for communities, both for domestic and agricultural use, over a one year period.
GORTA GLOBAL VILLAGE: KERINGET
The project is designed to improve the food security, incomes and environment of the Keringet community while promoting the health of 3,371 households in the area.
Stories from Kenya
Kenya farmers increase cassava yields and income4th January 2018
Self Help Africa: Supporting entrepreneurship and building business in Africa25th October 2017
Read the Kenya Profile
TO CONTACT US ABOUT OUR WORK IN KENYA:
Self Help Africa, Kenya
Haven Court, Westlands Apt. B2 & B5
P.O BOX 14204- 00800, Nairobi, Kenya
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Office Mobile: +254 703 946477/733 193435