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Phase 2 of the Rabbinga Project is scheduled for March 2015—plans are already in progress.
Most of the does have been mated and the first kits have just been born.
Winter Report 2014
Our newest project—”Rabbinga” is a combination of rabbit breeding for meat/income generation alongside growing moringa trees for vegetable-
Phase 1 has been launched.The first 10 vulnerable recipients were identified, assessed as capable, and invited for a day’s training course mid-
Four staff members presented the course:-
The kholas & care will be monitored, and as a “Pass-
Stephano, and one of his 4 children.
He’s a widower, his wife has already died from AIDS-
Chickens issued to Yankho members (our AIDS-
Early days, and not yet discussed with authorities, but hope to prepare moringa seedlings to plant on the mountain during 2015 rains—to provide free nutritional vegetable food and possibly fuel (though low grade/soft wood) to help replenish & restock the mountain and stabilise soil after acute deforestation/charcoal burning—a major problem.
We’ve kept the overall number of 100 sponsored children, but mostly taken new students from Migowi & Chiringa schools, as Michesi Secondary has quadrupled their fees without notice and are considering compulsory boarding. This could increase costs uncontrollably. The dilemma is that poor parents of bright children selected for this school will be even less able to afford the fees, leaving the children unable to continue with their education—the very ones we wish to help. But on the other hand, we take our responsibilities to our sponsors seriously and don’t want to commit ourselves to exorbitant rises in fees for the 4 years of a students academic life. We’ll wait & watch
Course included best care, feeding, mating, kindling (birth), slaughter & pass-
We built just one standard house this trip for a prominent, but homeless, AIDS-
Once the building materials had been collected by the participants, OHP provided a timber and chicken wire khola (hutch) base to allow manure to be harvested underneath, and then a kindling box, rabbits (2f & 1m ) & moringa seedlings when the khola had been finished and inspected.
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|A helping hand-2009b|
|Milk & Play Centres-2008a|
|Helping Hand -2008a|
|Chickens & water-2008b|