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 […]
Arise Kenya Team conducted an interactive session with the parents at Sifa Children’s Center. Peter Kariuki, our Yoga instructor, conducted a Yoga session for Physical fitness. The importance of Physical as well as Mental health was explained in great detail by Peter. This was followed by a Parenting workshop by Hemali Bharat. Arise Kenya team […]
Self-Help Groups or Chama cha wamama, as they are known in Kenya, are informal associations of people who choose to come together to find ways to improve their living conditions. These Chama’s help to build Social Capital among the poor, especially women. The most important functions of a Self-Help Groups are: (a) to encourage and […]
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 […]
Working with the communities towards integrated development of the villages at Katheka-Kai, Machakos.