Background and Location: Starehe Site is a boys' high school founded in 1959 in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi, by Dr. Griffin. The name "Starehe" is Swahili for "Tranquility", signifying a place where bright orphaned boys from rural communities get quality education through sponsorship at a first class scholastic centre.
Growth Plan: To develop an agriculture learning and resource farm to further the education of the students to apply at home and provide quality food for the school feeding programme and the families within the surrounding community.
Your Impact: Your three-year commitment will enable the school to produce sufficient food for the boys' feeding and assist in the development of a 'young growers' educational programme' where the students will take the knowledge and skills home to assist their own families' food security and livelihoods.
Germination: 3 years
Growing: Water Connection; Crop Production; Tree Planting; Animal Husbandry
Support: $15,000 annually
Harvest: Young Farmers with Increased Food Security; Environmental Conservation
Sustainability: A Resource Learning Farm and Young Growers' Programme