Teaching in Kitale, Kenya

Dan completed two rounds of teaching sessions in Kitale, Kenya. The plan was to teach tomato grafting techniques to help combat the bacterial wilt local farmers had reported, but after touring many farms and looking at the problem, Dan found no evidence of bacterial wilt–rather classic symptoms of Fusarium wilt. This requires a completely different approach to treatment…

Responding to a Food Crisis

Before Dan Janzen traveled to South Sudan, he spent a few weeks in Kitale, Kenya teaching a Farmer to Farmer program. This training program was requested by Zippy, a lady with a heart for the poor who left her cushy job in Nairobi to return to her home community and start the Good Neighbor Community Program (horticultural enterprises) after…

Arrival at Good Neighbors

Dan has arrived at the Good Neighbors site, north of Nairobi, where he will be teaching for the next couple of weeks. He sent me a brief update, and I hope to hear more soon. Here is what he has to say: I met with Zippy who heads up the Good Neighbors Community Project. She really liked…

His Bags are Packed and He’s Ready to Go!

His bags are packed and he’s ready to go—well almost. Tomorrow, Dan takes off for his next mission, and this time he’s back to our home base of eastern Africa on a three country circuit. He’ll teach tomato grafting and greenhouse production for 3 weeks in Kenya and then he’ll be traveling among ministry partners and…