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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In our Baringo school communities, female genital mutilation (FGM), child marriage and early pregnancy are prevalent harmful cultural norms that prevent girls from continuing their education. In November 2023, So They Can joined local stakeholders to facilitate 3-day awareness sessions for students, and community elders, on Alternative Rite of Passage (ARP). ARP is widely recognised…

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Our school has undergone a remarkable transformation with the introduction of modern farming methods, which are substantially more effective than the traditional approach that we used before. Ms Mzirai, Teacher at Hallu Primary School Hallu Primary School in Tanzania is the latest school to become a part of So They Can’s Shamba Letu project. Prior…

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I bought a small mill machine with my KSH 50,000 loan (approx. AUD $515) from the group. With the purchase I am now getting about KSH 3-5,000 (approx AUD $31-51) profit every month. That money supports my farming activities and pays school fees for my child in primary school and child in high school. As…

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Kamsino and Chepoghon were about to undergo FGC and be married off. Now they get to attend school for the first time ever. So They Can met Kamsino and Chepoghon in September 2022. The girls had been collecting small quantities of cooking oil and maize flour for their households, and were returning home, 20 kilometres…

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