Growing Kenyan Company Turns Rice Husks to Gold

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.

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Mr and Mrs Solomon Gate and Mr. Douglas Munge applying Safi Fertilizer.

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