Young people are often missing from leadership positions because of they lack experience, but members of Natiira Ateni Self Help group in Kenya's Turkana County changed this approach and have put their trust in 22-year-old Augustine Adapal as their enterprise manager. With support from the United States African Development Foundation, the group is growing crops such as legumes, cowpeas, groundnuts, green pepper, spinach kales and tomatoes and sharpened skills in crop farming using drip irrigation.
allAfrica, 2 July 2020
Launched in 2014, Natiira Ateni Self Help Group is located in Turkana County, more than 700 kilometres north of Nairobi, Kenya's capital. Natiira Ateni is a phrase in the… Read more »
allAfrica, 1 July 2020
Natiira Ateni Self Help group is located at Natira village, Turkana west sub county, Turkana county along Lodwar- Lokichogio highway which is about 150 kilometres away from Lodwar… Read more »
Value addition of peanuts - ladies from the Natiira self help group shelling the peanuts by hand by putting pressure on both sides of the seam and pressing firmly until the seeds are released.
The Turkana area of northern Kenya, a county bordering South Sudan, Uganda and Ethiopia, is known as the cradle of humanity and for Lake Turkana, the largest desert lake in the ... Read more »