During our initial discussion with the community at Katheka-Kai, we realized that the biggest challenge the community is facing is access to clean drinking water. Currently the only source of water is a spring, which is an un-protected area. Humans as well as animals drink water from the same source. For this reason, outbreak of […]
Jackson Mwanzia, a young farmer in Katheka-Kai, used to wait for the rains. Sometimes in vain. He aptly remembers the many seasons, he lost all his crop due to the dry weather. This is before he dug the farm pond! With rain water harvested, Jackson is now engaged in his farm throughout the year. The […]
One of the biggest challenge faced by schools in the rural area is that during “that time of the month”, most girls miss going to School. This is on an average of 5 days a month. Arise Kenya team has been working over 3 years to ensure 150 girls remain in School. The team is […]
Working with the communities towards integrated development of the villages at Katheka-Kai, Machakos.