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All Year: Yes
Area (ha): 1.5
Persons: 4
Category: Organic Farmstay
Host ID: 83135
Country: Kenya

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Last Updated: April 2, 2018

The, farm is found a long the shore of Lake Victoria , Mfangano Island Kenya.The Island lies at the equatorial region , experiencing almost equal lenght of day and night, with everyday sunrise and sun set view. Watching the stars and the MERCURY AND VENUS planet.
The farm hosts , green vegetable, tubers,fruits and cereals.We make compost and green manure as our fertilizers.In pest control we use no chemical instead we use biological pest control and the advantage of the climatic condition.
We also keep cattle , dogs, Cat and poultry.We also do small scall afforestration.
In the farm , when volunteers come , they shall help in any work required to be done in the farm, eg land preparation, planting , crop maintainance and harvesting.
At home helpers interested in helping in housework eg meal preparation, cooking and housekeeping.In addition, there is established community library that people come to read in from nursery, primary, secondary and civilians for free for the purpose of literacy enlightment.
In the same program adults are also taught how to read and write ,for those who are literate being that they never got opportunity to go to school.
There is also capacity building for women whose bigger percentage population are widows. they meet and share as they make artistic items, eg table mats, baskets, flower verses, trays, computer covers, scarffs and Ipad, tablet bags using locally available waste banana fibre.We ever consume any new ideology or experience brought by helpers as we also teach and share with them our experiences.
We give free dry accommodation and eat from the same table and also there is wiFi available around with electricity provided for free for the helpers.
We need urgent help in the farm through out the year.
We highly welcome dears who would love to volunteer with us.

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