Tag Archives: Farmers Helping Farmers

Donkey welfare in Meru

By Dr. Martha Mellish From human nutrition to dairy management to school programs, FHF has an eclectic variety ofpersonnel and projects on the go. As a relatively new participant, a common question posed fromIslanders and Kenyan partners to myself is ‘Why are you traveling to Kenya’? My reply of ‘to work onthe welfare of donkeys’…
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A life-changing experience by Katie MacNeill

Nutrition intern now FHF board member shares the impact of her time in Kenya My name is Katie MacNeill and I had the privilege of being one of the nutrition interns working in Kenya with Farmers Helping Farmers (FHF) last May. Over the last few months of being back home, I have been able to…
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Gender Responsive One Health Project 

New project grows awareness of diseases that can spread from humans to animals Farmers Helping Farmers has a new project called Gender Responsive One Health Project (GROH). With the More Food, Better Food project just about completed, this project will continue our work with families in Meru County. Funding for this project comes from Global Affairs Canada and Alinea,…
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Water tanks for the Wendo women

New partnership provides water tanks that ensure steady supply for cooking, drinking and washing “The water tanks at the Wendo women’s group are filled with water.”  This was the report we received from FHF staff member Gikundi. Farmers Helping Farmers formed a partnership with the Wendo Women’s Self Help Group. They are located in a semi-arid area…
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FHF supporters give generously to 2023 Holiday Campaign

Money raised for grow bags, vegetable seeds, solar lights, school gardens and fuel-saving stoves by Ilse Peters-Ching Tough economic times dominated the headlines in 2023, and Islanders struggled to buy groceries, heat their homes, and fuel their cars. Even though times were difficult, our generous supporters dug deep in their pockets to ensure that the…
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Celebrating the success of female dairy farmers in Kenya

Female farmers report better cow comfort and increased milk production after FHF-UPEI training sessions On International Women's Day, Farmers Helping Farmers wishes to recognize the Kenyan farming women who are dairy farmers, and attended the training sessions offered in Meru County throughout the last year. In 2023, 350 dairy farmers took part in the program,…
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How these Grade 8 graduates are inspiring hope in Kenya

How these Grade 8 graduates are inspiring hope in Kenya These are some of the ten girls in the Grade 8 graduating class at Kamuketha Primary School By Ken Mellish We recently had the opportunity to visit the Kamuketha Primary school in Meru county, Kenya. The school has been a partner with Farmers Helping Farmers…
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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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