ALIN Awarded 2011 Access to Learning Award by Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation

James Nguo, ALIN Regional Director, rejoices after the announcement in San Juan, Puerto Rico by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. Photo: © BMGF

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Monday, February 21, 2011

Testimony of Joyce Mutiso-A Focal group members

"You can teach a student a lesson for a day; but if you can teach him/her to learn by creating curiosity, he will continue the learning process as long as he lives’’ this quote from Mr. Clay P. Bedford were the words spoken by Mrs. Joyce Mutiso After participating in a farmers’ field and exposure learning visit on seed handling and saving. ‘ALIN has helped me learn a lot from the visit’

The field and exposure-learning visit was held from 17th February 2011, it attracted participants 24 Non-governmental organization working with communities.

The exposure visit was organized by Participatory Ecological land use Management (PELUM) association and hosted by Kithio Kya Mawithyululuko and Institute for culture and Ecology (ICE)

The objective of exchange visit was to get exposure to different and diverse of seed conserved by Kithio Kya Mawithyululuko women group in Yatta, share knowledge, experience’s, lessons and creates Network as well as develop action plan of what to implements with respective groups 

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

with the current crisis experienced on seeds in Kenya,such initiatives should be encouraged to ensure saving our local traditional seeds hence self reliance. The Maarifa Centers are excellent outlets for useful information for farmers and significant learning locations.

Jeff - PELUM-Kenya