Browsing Archive: November, 2010

November 14, 2010 Farm Harvest – Kitale, Kenya

Posted by Tisa Walling on Tuesday, November 16, 2010,
I had stated in my previous report that we would keep you posted on our continued progress with the MFO Kenya harvest; well, the results are in.
 

We were able to harvest 706 bags of shelled maize (corn) at 90 kg each (200 lbs)!  That’s 70.6 tons of maize, or 2.35 tons of maize per acre!  This was the result of a very good season, including a great rain cycle and the focused attention of our project coordinator, Fredrick Oucho.

 

I love working with Fredrick.  He is full of vigor and is...

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November 2010 Benefit Concert

Posted by Tisa Walling on Thursday, November 11, 2010,
    Our benefit concert to raise money for the feeding program in Bondo, Kenya was successfull. We had a night of Christian bands playing. We had excellent performances from among others Nelson James and Day of Reckoning.
We raised $500 from the concert. All goes to the children's feeding program.
Thanks to all of the folks that helped put on the concert and the generous people who donated or bought the items for sale.

 


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2010 10 29 Blog Mission for Orphans

Posted by Tisa Walling on Monday, November 8, 2010,

One of our founding ideals is to help East African people sustain themselves with the bounty that is in the region.  To that end we have been working with our associates in East Africa – Fredrick Oucho, George Ajwang.

 

Fredrick, who is our Project Coordinator for East Africa, has been especially key during the recent farming activities so vital to our mission.   It is harvest time in Kitale, Kenya.  The ability to harvest is dependent on the whether the rains have subsided or not, si...


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