Travel to Kenya and be our aquaponics and seed saving volunteer

Short term volunteer role
International

We are in the look out of a volunteer with the knowledge on Aquaponic and seed saving who may be willing to come over here and volunteer with us!!

Kokech Rural Self-Reliance Initiative Project (KRUSIP) is a non-profit-organization located in Kokech, Homa-Bay County, and Nyanza Province in Kenya. It is registered under ministry of gender, sports, cultural and social services. The certificate number is SRD|YG|148|2013.

We are a young, small organization and our growth is strategic and carefully planned. We expand our effort by developing networking, training groups of farmers to work independently within their communities. We want to promote the utilization of natural resources they depend on by advancing the practice of sustainable Agriculture.

Vision
A situation where small scale farmers are recognized in the community with their innovation as well as their strength which is fully utilized for their owns and the society's good. Hence the community moves towards a sustainable development.

Mission
Rural communities in which organic farming is recognized as an environmentally friendly, economically viable and socially approach to sustainable food production.

Objectives
Food security, water conservation, improvement of incomes, maintained of biodiversity, preservation and promotion of agriculture on smallholdings.

Strategies
Trainings, technology, information access and transfers, networking and collaborations, institution strengthening and capacity building.

Activities

  • demonstration farm with crop husbandry
  • intercropping
  • rural enterprises (soap making, cake baking, yoghurt making, juice and jam)
  • promoting green energy (solar lamps)
  • cleaning environments(collecting of  plastic papers)

Future Activities

  • kitchen gardening (bio intensive farming)
  • saving and credits
  • tree nursery and planting
  • compost making
  • fodder establishment and management
  • Fish farming/acquiponics
     

To find out more about us visit our Facebook Page and website

Kindly feel free to contact us to find out more and talk about taking on the role.

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