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Aids patients undertake goat farming

26 June 2013, 15:44 Oduor Omondi

A group of 50 People Living with Aids (PLWAs) in Nyando District have successfully undertaken a dairy goat project having drawn their experience from Kibera Community Self Help Group (KICOSHEP) based in Nairobi.

They said they are convinced that goat milk was quite nutritious and effective in boosting immunity.

Luke Ogallo Miyawa, who is the Awasi Post Test Support group Secretary said that although the group has only 35 active members, they have been able to achieve a tremendous feat in terms of health and income generation.

Miyawa said that 15 members are ailing with others bedridden but this has not in any way dampened their spirits.

Operating under the Njaa Marufuku Kenya program, the group commenced their activities way back in November 2007 with 5 goats soon after the post election violence from which they learned a lifetime lesson and opted to do something worthwhile.

“We first acquired two male goats and one female but later got two others (female) from Community Rehabilitation Program (CREP), a local Non Governmental Organization based in Awasi to help improve our living standards,” Miyawa confided.

He divulged that the group attracted the support of Swedish Cooperation Center (SCCVI) which taught them how to develop their vision, mission and objective through which they have been able to generate money through Village savings & loaning with members getting between KES 4 000 and 10 000 loans.

The group also attributed their success to Nyando District Agricultural Officer Thaddeus Ouko who literally took up the challenge not only to introduce them to modern methods of farming but also collaborated with former Nyando District commissioner John Egessa to spur them forward.

Also singled out for his unwavering support is Egesa’s predecessor Isaiah Tonui who has always prioritized the group while distributing relief food among other forms of encouragement for the good work they have been doing.

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