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GVDAMLTV19: MANOR HOUSE AGRICULTURAL CENTRE SUSTAINABLE
AGRICULTURE FOOD SECURITY EDUCATION AND RESEARCH
Manor House Agricultural Centre (MHAC) is a Nonprofit Charitable Organization established in 1884 to promote Bio intensive Agriculture (BIA) for improving livelihoods among Kenyan
communities. BIA for improving livelihoods among Kenyan communities. BIA is an ecological smallholder farming system which increases yields 2-4 times per unit land area more than in conventional methods. Manor House promotes the farming technology (BIA) through; training, research and extension.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Seed bed preparation (manual with hand garden tools) - deep soil preparation (Double- digging) Manual compost making, making of liquid manure for small holder use. Agro-forestry and nursery management/ grafting, planting: close spacing in diagonal offset in rows by hand in BIA beds, companion planting and crop rotation, practical non-chemical pest and disease management,
identification, extraction and establishment of herbs for pest and disease management in crops, the village seed selection and saving of open pollinated crops (indigenous vegetables), mix farming farms, the rural indigenous chicken rearing system (free range), making a bee hive (langstroth and
Kenya top bar hive)
Day 1: Arrival and pick upfrom the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport, in Nairobi, Kenya and
transfer to host family home or hostel.
Day 2: Morning: registration and start of orientation. About 4 hours lecture at the home of your host. Topics covered during orientation lecture will include East African culture, history, customs, politics, geography, and necessary health precautions, and various other topics, such as the diversity
of Kenyan life. Afternoon is free for exploring rural Kenyan life and getting to know your host family.
Duration of the project: The program will run for a minimum of 1 month and a maximum of 6 months. The program is running throughout the year.
Orientation: Orientation meeting will take place in Nairobi before proceeding to the project.
Accommodation: At a host family. Please note that you will share the typical living conditions of a Kenyan family. There will be electricity, but no shower and pipe water/taps at the accommodation.
Volunteers will be using buckets for bathing. Water will be boiled for drinking purposes and those who prefer can buy bottled water.
Location: Kitale Town is located in the rift valley part of Kenya, approximately 8 hours’ drive from Nairobi. Transport to the project will be by public transport. Post Office, Banks (ATMs), Internet and
other social facilities are located in Kitale Town.
Age range: 18 and over
Participation fee: 600 Euros for 3 months
Esta beca tiene una cuota adicional, que deberás pagar antes de participar en el proyecto.
Esta beca cuenta con financiamiento para boleto de avión (VIVE FINANCE NO APLICA para beneficiarios de Programa Manos por el Mundo)
Adquiere tu seguro de viajero, VIVE ASSIST te ofrece tarifas preferenciales para adquirir tu seguro de viajero, asistencia de viaje 24/7, médica, personal y legal. Así mismo este programa te apoya a resolver todas las dudas sobre tus traslados al lugar donde fuiste aceptado, te dan orientación sobre vuelos, trenes y todo lo que necesites saber sobre tu viaje.