Month: February 2019

February 19, 2019 admin

Yesterday and today morning Ndanu and other farmers in Yam Makaa (and Eija by Whatsapp from Finland) took measurements of the gully we had decided to rehabilitate with the farmers whose land it breaks. There is a photo gallery of the exercise here: http://www.liana-ry.org/gallery/measuring-check-dam-locations/ Eija has also produced two instruction sheets. One is about how to…

February 9, 2019 admin

Here are some photos of contour measuring and terracing in Yam Makaa. Towards the end of January we had realised that things will not start moving on out of farmers’ own initiative after the Christmas break. So a schedule has now been created in which each farmer can book a time when to get help…

February 1, 2019 admin

Maki secondary made two important improvements in one go. They got a new stove to replace a three stove fire. But they also took four hand washing kits for teachers, girls and boys. Makin yläkoulu teki kaksi tärkeää parannusta kerralla. He rakensivat uuden hellan kolmen kiven tulen tilalle. Mutta he myöskin ottivat neljä käsienpesupaikkaa opettajille,…

February 1, 2019 admin

Today the builders finished a stove at Maki secondary. It was the biggest stove they had ever built. The school has 600 pupils and thus they needed a stove that takes six sufferias (pots). Tänään rakentajat saivat valmiiksi hellan Makin yläkoululle. Se oli suurin hellä mitä he olivat koskaan rakentaneet. Koulussa on 600 oppilasta ja…