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Partnership Between County and USAID Kenya Brings Clean Water to Isiolo Residents

Isiolo County’s Aroo Ngaremare ward is a growing community in Northern Kenya made up mostly of pastoralists from the Turkana, …

Case Study: Feed The Future Kenya Access To Finance In Northern Kenya

Access the Feed The Future Kenya Access To Finance In Northern Kenya Case Study, authored by Paul Newall, here.

Young Entrepreneur Pioneers Insect Farming to Make Affordable Animal Feeds

Twenty-eight-year-old Irene Wangui rears black soldier flies’ larvae on a farm located in Bulapesa on the outskirts of Isiolo town. …

Partners in Northern Kenya: Transforming a Region

For decades, ACDI/VOCA has been implementing development programs in Kenya alongside local partners and communities to promote the growth of …

ACDI/VOCA Volunteers Honored with 2022 Charles Cox Awards

Volunteers have a remarkable impact on the communities they serve. That’s why ACDI/VOCA is recognizing six of our outstanding Volunteer …

Unlocking the Water and Food Challenge in Northern Kenya Amidst Drought

The rains have failed for five seasons in many of Northern Kenya’s arid and semi-arid areas. The Adadijole Women’s Group …

Boosting Women’s Entrepreneurship Through Cooperative Development in Northern Kenya

The 30 female entrepreneurs who make up the Kulmis Savings and Credit Cooperative (SACCO) in Northern Kenya’s Wajir County were …

Ebla’s Story: Blazing the Trail for Beekeepers in Garissa County

In many parts of Northern Kenya, overgrazing of cattle and erratic weather patterns are increasingly degrading the quality and quantity …

Poultry Farmer Scales Up Business and Overcomes Challenges of Living in Remote Northern Kenya

Sora Abayo, a farmer from Moyale Town in Kenya’s Marsabit County, began keeping chickens in 2007 as a source of …

USAID, Isiolo County Government Partner in Drought Mitigation Efforts

Mokodisho Lekaaso was at a loss when a prolonged drought led to the death of 60 of his cattle, leaving …

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In Kenya, Fodder Farmers Provide Livestock Lifeline During Drought

For pastoral communities living in Northern Kenya, livestock production is the dominant livelihood. Healthy and plentiful livestock is a significant …

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In Kenya, Young Woman Professional Leaves City for Farming Opportunity

Several years ago, now 26-year-old Mary Mumbi moved from Nairobi to Kulamawe, in Northern Kenya’s Isiolo County, to help support …