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Michael Kimani @pesa_africa
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How farmers joined hands to start animal feeds cooperative…
"The group developed a constitution that outlined their activities, stated objectives, rules to deal with banking, accounting and auditing, among others."
We agreed to contribute Sh5,000 a month to act as savings. With the money, we were able get resources to fund training for our members by SNV dairy specialists on different aspects of farming, feed making was one of them,” says Mutwiri.
Gladys Miriti, the chief executive of Grassroots Development Initiative Foundation–Kenya, says for chamas to survive, members should have training on issues of leadership, governance (which is quite critical), recordkeeping and group dynamism."
"Some 30 dairy farmers signed up to be members of MeSlopes, enabling the outfit to take off after it was registered with the social services as a self-help group."
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Co-operative society Helps Makueni Farmers Reap big From Mangoes…
"Mango farmers in Makueni County are milking cash from their mangoes after forming a common interest group and a mango cooperative society to market their produce."
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