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Reporting period ending: 2016-03-31
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Ongoing programs:FARMERS HELPING FARMERS UNDERTAKES FOOD PRODUCTION PROGRAMS BY TRAINING KENyan women to irrigate and produce field, vegetables and fruit crops for food and cash income. Nutritional training provided improves child nutrition. School feeding programs train local farmers and provide food for school lunch programs. Programs in cooperation with the University of Prince Edward Island train students and Kenyans in education, nursing, nutrition, biology, and veterinarian services. Health programs distributes mosquito nets, trains young women in family and child rearing. Public schools on PEI are twinned with Kenyan schools providing for exchanges and increased mutual understanding. Assistance and training is provided milk dairies to increase milk quality and production on small farms. Water tanks, irrigation systems, and school cook houses are supplied. Mosquito nets have been provided to schools and a tractor has been provided to increase efficiency and profitability.
New programs:A NEW FULLY EQUIPPED SCHOOL COOKHOUSE AND ADDITIONAL SCHOOL GARDENS WERE PROVIDED FOR LUNCH PROGRAMS TO ENHANCE HEALTHY DIETS FOR STUDENTS. SITY THREE WATER STORAGE TANKS WERE DISTRIBUTED ALLOWING FOR INCREASED KITCHEN GARDEN VEGETABLE PRODUCTION. VEGETABLE SEEDS WERE DISTRIBUTED TO SCHOOLS AND GUIDANCE PROVIDED ON CROP PRODUCTION PRACTICES. BOOKS AND 2,000 MOSQUITO NETS WERE PROVIDED TO SCHOOL CHILDREN. NEW KENYAN SCHOOLS WERE TWINNED WITH CANADIAN SCHOOLS. FINANCIAL SUPPORT WAS PROVIDED TO EXPAND LOAN PROGRAMS FOR THE PURCHASE OF MILK COWS AND ADDITIONAL EXTENSION PUBLICATIONS PROVIDED. APROGRAM FOR PROVISION OF SOLAR LIGHTS WAS INITIATED TO PROVIDE LIGHT FOR FAMILIES WITH CHILDREN ENROLLED IN SCHOOLS SO THAT HOMEWORK CAN BE COMPLETED. SOLAR LIGHTS WERE PROVIDED TO NEARLY 500 HOMES AND CHILDREN. ASSISTANCE WAS PROVIDED TO UNIVERSITY STUDENTS IN EDUCATION AND VETERINARY MEDICINE TO TRAVEL TO KENYA FOR INTERNATIONAL EXPERIENCE. TWO NEW COOPERATIVE MULTI-YEAR PROJECTS WERE CONTINUED WITH THE ASSOCIATION OF UNIVERSITIES AND COLLEGES OF CANADA AND VETERINARIANS WITHOUT BORDERS WHICH INCREASED PROFITABILITY OF FARMS AND COOPERATIVE DIARIES IN CENTRAL KENYA. NUTRITIONAL TRAINING ALLOWS FOR IMPROVED FAMILY HEALTH. COORDINATION WAS PROVIDED TO SOME 20 VOLUNTEERS FROM CANADA WHO WORKED IN KENYA FROM 3 TO 12 WEEKS.
Operations outside Canada
- Charitable program $301,290 (93%)
- Management and administration $12,943 (4%)
- Fundraising $8,582 (3%)
- Political activities (0%)
- Gifts to other registered charities and qualified donees (0%)
- Other $2 (0%)
- Total expenses: $322,817
Total compensation for all positions
Professional and consulting fees
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