The Mahanaim kids are happy to see Grandma and Uncle Williams visiting to drop off a wonderful bounty of rice, maggi, saba laundry soap, a month's worth of lollipops and 200,000 le cash money thanks to a kind donation from Uncle Ian who visited with the kids on his recent trip to Salone. Mama Mayila spends some time with the kids with Madam Melrose still poorly, her daughter's now in charge of the children's care and Mama Mayila tells how Uncle Ian was so moved by his visit a
All seated on the ground, Jemima undisturbed lays down, Her chicks all set to shine. Next morn Jemima steps out for her morning constitutional revealing nine fine eggs! But Jemima’s nowhere near as careless as her namesake, her nest is safe and under the watchful gaze of Makelekos Chief Mohammed Lamin and it's not long before Jemima’s back warming her nine chicks and planning on hatching them and keeping them all herself! FOLLOW OUR JOURNEY! Please ❤ and share our sustainable
What a treat! August and Sid take a trip to Lumley Beach with Grandma and Uncle Med for Enable the Childrens' Annual Beach Outing for children living with disabilities. Mama Mayila's happy to spend some time with Mrs Yumkella at the event for children living with disabilities which the Cradle kids have been very happy to attend since 2016. The event organized by Enable the Children and World Hope International and supported by the Rotary Club. August and Sid enjoy a fantastic
The Ladies carry some biochar to incorporate into the first vegetable beds learning how this will give Hope Sakuma's vegetables strong healthy roots, improve soil structure and increase our soil's ability to store planet-warming CO2. The first day of farmer field school wraps up sees Ladies from Makelekos, Robomp and RoGbin combine to turn the clods of rich Sanda soil in the precision beds into a fine tilth, ready for seed, utilizing Hope Sakuma's new small hoes as Project C
Mama Mayila's proud to make a special presentation 3,750,000 le (£326) on behalf of everyone who supported Miss Lexy's Christmas day sponsored run to Foday James Lumneh, our honoured guest and a youth with promise who's leading by example helping ten disadvantaged children with his Foundation, Helpful Hands. Miss Lexy's sponsored run to raise funds for Foday's education and Helpful Hands was supported by many individuals, the Azolla Foundation and Westminster Primary Academy.
Mama Mayila's so keen to get to the farm she's helping pull the ferry! Mama Mayila's coming to check on Hope Sakuma's farmer field school andf find out what the Ladies have learnt. Mama Mayila and team arrive at the beautiful Mabanta River crossing where dedicated volunteers Sol and Williams pose for the camera. Mama Mayila catches up with Tafatu, Manays chairlady and Ayie, RoGbin chairlady and Hope Sakuma farm manager to find out how well the Ladies are taking to learning ve
Before Hope Sakuma's farmer field school starts a proper the Makelekos All-Stars prepare four precision vegetable beds in one quarter of a rice paddy - our IVS is seasonal, so over the coming year we want to show farmers how they can boost yield and nutirition from just an acre with two growing seasons of nerica rice and two of vegetables, learning how to incorporate azolla, ducks and fish to create a unique biosystem that cuts subsistence farmers input costs, boosts yield wh
Our fine Kamasorie blacksmiths turn their expert attention to forging axes and scythes destined for farmers attending Hope Sakuma's Farmer Field School. The handmade bellows heats up furnaces and steel while the artistan smithies hammer away at the red hot metal shaping perfect axe heads and scythes on their anvil as the metal cools and the haft is carved. While Kamasorie are forging axes and large knives, esteemed project coordinator Amabest returns to Kalainkay to collect t