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A brief summary of what has been happening at Real Impact.

Urban Farmers Club

Real Impact has launched the ‘Urban Farmers Club’. At the end of April the first Urban Farmers Workshop was held at Real Impact. Urban Farmers came to learn how to produce their very own nutritious […]

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Karibuni Mbuzi!

Real Impact has recently bought two milking goats, Alpine x Toggenburg cross. Within a month of arrival both goats had given birth to a healthy kid. Both mothers and kids are thriving in their new home. Real Impact will very soon be able to start milking.

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Real Impact launches a ‘Veg Box’ scheme

Real Impact has recently launched a ‘Veg Box’ scheme. Each Friday a variety of vegetables, including beetroot, spinach, leeks, orange sweet potato, tomatoes, various varieties of lettuce, an assortment of herbs are freshly harvested from […]

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HELD Sisters’ Initiative

On Monday 17th November, Real Impact was delighted to welcome Carolyn Ng’ang’a and Lucy Wangui from the ‘HELD Sister’ Initiative to film a video of Real Impact’s Bag Gardens to be filmed at a Gala Dinner held on 22nd November 2014 at The Intercontinental Hotel in Nairobi.

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Sewing Workshop

Real Impact now has its own sewing workshop. Due to the massive demand following the TV broadcast by K24 of the ‘Kilimo Biashara’ programme which featured our extremely popular ‘Bag Gardening bags’, Real Impact now employes three full time tailors to make these bags in small, medium and large sizes.

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Trade in Global Value Chains Initiative, (TGVCI) Project Managed by Real Impact

Real Impact is currently managing a project to develop a half acre intensive model for small scale farmers at VP Group’s farm on the shores of Lake Naivasha. The project is co-funded by Dfid, (Department for International Development, UK) and the UK supermarket J Sainsbury’s Plc.

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Real Impact on Kilimo Biashara

Kilimo Biashara visited Real Impact to film our very popular ‘bag gardens’. The programme was broadcast on K24 on Saturday 25th October 2014. You can watch the whole programme by following the link on this page.

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2013 at Real Impact

We would like to thank all our visitors, partners, trainees and customers for their support over the last year and the wish everyone the best of luck with your plans for 2014.

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Agro-Nutrition Training with Aphia Plus

Real Impact recently delivered a five day training package to a group of community development and health professionals from USAID’s Aphia Plus.

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Installing our hydro fodder

Kick-starting hydro fodder production.

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Karibuni kuku

We now have got 15 hybrid ‘Ideal’ chickens on our shamba.

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Bridging the Skills Gap of Persons with Disability in Agriculture

In collaboration with Leonard Cheshire Disability, Real Impact supported a Research Intern to investigate the current extent of involvement of persons with disability (PWD) in agriculture in Kenya.

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