75%Live in rural areas
48%Of Land is used for agriculture
43%Live below poverty
Approximately 75 percent of Kenya’s population live in rural areas. The World Bank reports that 61 percent of its total population rely on agriculture for their livelihoods and 48 percent of its land area is used for agricultural purposes. Kenya ranks 147 out of 187 countries according to the United Nation’s Human Development Index (2014). About 43 percent of its 44.35 million people live below the poverty line, or $1.25 a day, and 16 percent of its children under 5 are malnourished.
Our Work In Kenya
The marginalized members of communities where we work are the recipients of original livestock placements and training, and will pass on the gift to others in their community. Once families have the necessary skills in livestock case and improved production, we will provide the support necessary to enter the marketplace and negotiate better prices.
Kenya participates in the East Africa Dairy Development II (EADD II) project, made possible through a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, enabling smallholder farmers to participate in East Africa's growing dairy industry.
High-quality livestock, Crop diversification Enterprise and value chain development Post-harvest processing
Passing on the Gift®, 12 Cornerstones for Just and Sustainable Development
Natural resource management, Agroecology
Programs and Projects
PASIFIK:Providing Analytical Services for informed Farming in Kenya
Western Kenya:Wealth Creation Project in Western Kenya
EKILUP:Eastern Kenya Integrated Livestock Umbrella Project
PILP:Pastoralist Integrateed Livestock Project
EADD II:East Africa Dairy Development II
IKDIBP:India Kenya Dairy Innovation Bridge Project