Tag Archives: Farmers Helping Farmers

Needs are High as 2023 Holiday Campaign Launches 

Fundraiser crucial to supporting Farmers Helping Farmers projects in Kenya The needs in Kenya continue to drive Farmers Helping Farmers board members to work hard to raise funds that are critical to the well-being of the women and Children in Meru county.  The 2023 Holiday Campaign is our biggest fundraiser of the year, thanks to…
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Changing lives in Kenya through better nutrition

UPEI community nutrition interns in Kenya make a difference with summer program By Colleen Walton Three UPEI nutrition interns helped deliver training on Infant And Young Child Feeding and Lifestyle Disease Prevention to women’s groups and dairy farmers in Naari and Buuri. Gil, Katie and Kelsey were part of the Queen Elizabeth Scholars program and…
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Empowering Women Farmers

by Ken Mellish A Farmers Helping Farmers project is helping five women’s groups in the Nkando and Kamuketha area of Kenya to establish a small irrigated farm. The work is part of an ongoing Global Affairs Canada funded project called More Food, Better Food: Empowering Women Farmers in Kenya. The women's groups leased two parcels…
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2023 Farm Day in the City

Farm Day in the City was the place to be on Sunday October 1, 2023, as Queen Street in Charlottetown was packed with displays and excited visitors, including many from three visiting cruise ships. Farmers Helping Volunteers set up a colourful display, including copies of Broken Crayons by Patsy Dingwell. There were also live chickens,…
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P.E.I. parade celebrates the FHF team in Kenya

Meet Our Kenyan Team! By Wendy MacDonald On August 18, the Farmers Helping Farmers float in the Gold Cup Parade paid tribute to the outstanding work and essential role of our team on the ground in Kenya. Each side of the float featured the photo of the team, taken by Teresa Mellish in early 2023,…
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Celebrating another year: FHF Annual General Meeting and Awards

The 2023 Annual General Meeting of Farmers Helping Farmers was held at the Farm Centre in Charlottetown on Thursday, July 20th. The meeting began with a delicious buffet supper of African cuisine. Over dessert, the organization’s annual awards ceremony took place. Farmers Helping Farmers Awards 2023 FHF Youth of the Year The FHF Youth of…
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How a fence is helping a primary school in Kenya to thrive

A P.E.I.-Kenya Success Story: Fenced to Thrive By Carolyn Francis and Liz Townsend A fence is making a difference in the lives of students and their families at a primary school in an arid part of Kenya, thanks to supporters of Farmers Helping Farmers. Carolyn Francis and Nancy Russell first visited Nkando Primary School in…
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Return to Kenya

Kenyan Smallholder Dairy Veterinary Report - January 2023 By Dr. John VanLeeuwen In January, 2023, the annual volunteer trips to Kenya as part of the partnership between Farmers Helping Farmers (FHF) and the University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) began again after a 3-year pause due to COVID-19 restrictions. As part of this partnership, The…
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