Our school farms project, Shamba Letu, has been kick started in 2024 with hands-on training. 81 children, 2 teachers, and 2 Champions in Shamba Letu clubs, at Kibowen Komen and Mlimani Primary schools  in Nakuru, participated in a training session facilitated by the local Government Agricultural Extension Officer. Peter, a Grade 7 student from Kibomen…

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In farming communities that face climate change and water scarcity, a Drip Irrigation System (DIS) offers an innovative approach for sustainable agriculture. It not only increases the yield, it also improves the quality of the crops. In an exciting development of our Shamba Letu project, 3 schools in Tanzania –  Gedamar, Kwaraa and Mamire Primary…

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Educational outcomes in the Manyara Region in Tanzania are some of the lowest in the country. The primary Net Enrolment Rate (NER) is 82.4% (significantly below the national average of 95.7%), placing Manyara 24th among Tanzania’s 28 administrative regions in 2020. In the region only 66.9% of students continue on to secondary school. Whilst the…

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So They Can is establishing climate-smart schools in East Africa that empower climate-resilient communities. Preventing the forced migration of marginalised communities due to climate change, ensures the continued delivery of quality education for improved learning outcomes among children living in poverty. Working through national education systems our multi-pronged approach includes: climate smart agriculture for food security…

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