Joyce Kamande and Samuel Rigu, who met at university, are using their childhood experiences on small, struggling farms to help other rural farmers. They have built Safi Organics, a social enterprise that takes agricultural waste - which otherwise is a disposal problem for large growers - and turns it into soil amendments that increase the earnings of rural farmers, captures carbon dioxide by using waste that would escape into the atmosphere as "greenhouse" gases that fuel extreme weather, and, literally, brings the product to the people.
Safi Organics is a social enterprise launched in 2015 with the goal of empowering smallholder farmers in Kenya's rural areas and transform their crop waste. The company employs a number of local ... see more »
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