We are in Ndori, Bondo in Siaya county with Robert and Grace to learn all about planting OFSP, keeping chickens, IR maize and striga weeds, d.light solar lamps and why being in a farmers group is a good idea.
SSU is in Nabbongo village, in Uganda for the first time where we meet Irene and John. We take a look at their cows, who need some more minerals, OFSP, quality protein maize, soil fertility, rainwater harvesting and certified seeds.
SSU visits Lake Victoria to teach Lawrence about push-pull technology and how to look after goats. We learn how to make silage and hay, as well as solar lights and how to build a kitchen.
We visit Jarius in Kisumu to help him deal with the challenges of farming in a wheelchair. We look at cows, chickens, and maize problems as well as look at why jikos and solar lamps are useful for him.
Help is at hand for Mary and Maseno. SSU helps them build a cow shed, while also improving their crops by introducing 'push-pull' technique and soil testing and a new roof is even added to their house.
We visit George at Lake Victoria. Problems arise with Stock and Stem Borer in his maize crop and he learns about Push Pull crops, while Agnes' women's group get chicken help. Water harvesting is added to the house.
We visit Risper's farm in Kisumu to learn more about cows (health, housing and feeding), maize farming, energy saving jikos & rainwater harvesting.
We visit John and Jane's shamba and learn how to make silage, planting bananas and sweet potatoes, the importance of using gutters to collect rainwater and learn the push-pull technology for napier grass and maize crop.