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Kenya's Food Exports vs Food Aid

Who is supporting Whom? Kenyan Food Exports vs Food Aid

Amazing as it may sound Kenya exports over 3 billion dollars worth of food!

The World Food Program says that Kenya has a yearly need of $300 million USD to pay for food aid, while exporters brag that Kenya exported roughly $3 billion USD in food products in 2010.
For every one dollar in food-aid Kenya receives, it exports ten dollars of food! How can this be?

Tiwi Orphans Visit - Dec 2012

This visit is different, we sat down to eat together and had a frank chat. Am grateful
The Koru team visited a village in Tiwi, which had mobilized 21 orphans to share a meal and life stories. The 4 hours visit was supported by Koru, organized by the community health workers who requested for the support.

Complementary Currency - Business Network Creation - Nov 2012

Bangladesh, Kenya is an informal settlement of approximatly 20 000 inhabitants and 200 businesses located outside Mombasa Kenya - map here. Our first community meetings were mobilized through a local clinic, the local church as well as a youth group. Local business owners were asked to come participate in a 2 hour workshop described briefly as Business Networking.

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