LIVELIHOODS

Poultry Farming

LIVELIHOODS

Poverty levels are high in Salgaa. Most people struggle to provide for their children and families. This increases crime and negative social activities in the community.

  • 29% of people in Salgaa earn less than KES 100 per day.
  • Poverty is high amongst women-headed households.
  • There are limited opportunities for generating income
  • 7 of every 10 youth are unemployed in Salgaa.

Our Immediate Interventions

1.Inua Jamii Na Kuku

Help us fight poverty to restore dignity to poor families. Poultry production is a lucrative business opportunity for communities in Salgaa.

  • Indigenous chicken are less capital intensive and easier to manage.
  • They have better meat quality and greater disease resistance.
  • Indigenous chicken provides food and income.
  • Salgaa’s transit hub offers a rich food market.

This Initiative will:

  • Provide improved indigenous chicken for 1000 poor women. They will be 4-5months old to increase chances of survival.
  • KES 5,200 will buy, feed, vaccinate and effectively manage 4 improved indigenous chickens for a household.
  • The chicken will generate KES 16,800 per year for families after 1 month.

 

Service Specification

    1. BUSINESS / Entrepreneurial SKILLS Training (BEST) Programme

    This initiative does the following:

    • Targets 1,000 poor youth and their groups
    • Supports self-employment and reliance
    • Creates employment opportunities for others
    • Consists of a 3-day entrepreneurship training opportunity
    • Sensitises the youth and groups on how to access credit

    Help us build the next successful business community in Salgaa:

    • KES 4,500 will support unemployed youth to secure their business future.
    • You can also support the youth with apprenticeship opportunities for practical experience.

Help us provide clean and safe water to Salgaa’s children by donating generously to the initiative. KES 650,000 connects a school to clean piped water/water harvesting initiatives.

Economic Services

  1. Financial Literacy Training For Youth And Women GROUPS

This initiative does the following:

  • Instills healthy financial habits for 2000 poor youth and women.
  • Ensures household economic development as a result of better financial habits and decisions.
  • Reduces or eradicates poor financial habits such as betting among youth
  • Supports    prudent    borrowing    from    mobile applications
  • Consists of a 2-day financial literacy training