The Rise of the Assertive Vegetarian

The dictionary meaning for assertive is self-confident, self-assured, confident, firm as also forceful, forward, pushy and aggressive. We do not want to sound forceful or pushy. Without meaning to be offensive, I have always wanted to ask this question, why is it that we always shy away from revealing our eating choices. We need toContinue reading “The Rise of the Assertive Vegetarian”

Official inauguration of reforestation program 

Kenya Vegetarian Club officially inaugurated the reforestation program in Kisumu county with the donation of Muringa seeds. The program was initiated in Ketito village with the local farmers who have ready to plough lands. The group of farmers representing various small villages around came forward to commit their lands for the reforestation program. Each farmerContinue reading “Official inauguration of reforestation program “

Third patotsav of Kamleshwar shiv temple in kibigori

Shrivedant Foundation celebrated third patotsav of Kamleshwar Mahadev Temple in Kibigori today. Kamal Shah and Vaishali Shah invited devotees from Kisumu, Kericho, Kakamega and other nearby towns.The priest Pradipbhai of Sanatan Temple performed the maha rudra yagna and changed the dhwaja. The devotees from Iskon temple of Kisumu sang bhajan during the celebration.

Tree planting and seed donation at Katuk odeyo village near Kisumu

Kenya Vegetarian Club had another tree planting session on 27th April at Katuk odeyo village near Ketitu to farmers whom we had visited earlier. The farmers received few indigenous and fruit trees for the farms which were ready for planting. We also donated sample seeds of green gram to few farmers to test if theyContinue reading “Tree planting and seed donation at Katuk odeyo village near Kisumu”

Closing ceremony of Shah Free Eye and ENT camp by Jain youth league Thika

It was truly a pleasure to remain present at the closing ceremony of Jain Youth League Thika on Thursday last week. The team recognised doctors for their contribution to the society and their service to so many patients. Many of them had recieved the sight after more than three decades. It was a monent ofContinue reading “Closing ceremony of Shah Free Eye and ENT camp by Jain youth league Thika”

Demonstration of seeds by A Seed Company 

There was a live demonstration of how quality seeds can earn better yields for farmers by a seed company near Ahero on Friday 8th April. It was quite a learning experience for me to find out about such company which can identify the soil and its quality and recommend the seeds accordingly. This has aContinue reading “Demonstration of seeds by A Seed Company “

75th celebration of JainYouth  league of Thika 

I really enjoyed the event of 75th celebration of Jain Yourh League of Thika. The celebration started with prayers to Lord Ganesha presented by Kamini Dance school. They also presented other cultural dances which were truly mesmerising. The chairperson Mr Hitesh Shah walked through the activities of the organization.  There were many interesting facts aboutContinue reading “75th celebration of JainYouth  league of Thika “

Presentation on forestation in a remote area called Katuk Odeyo near Katito in Kisumu county

This week it was a different challenge to go to farmers and land owners who are keen to grow forests on their lands to stop and reduce soil erosion taking place near their village. It was disheartening to see that this land is the example of largest soil erosion of Kenya. The place where weContinue reading “Presentation on forestation in a remote area called Katuk Odeyo near Katito in Kisumu county”

Tree planting at Ogal primary and secondary school near in Akuche 

Kenya Vegetarian Club took challenge to go in the interior parts of the country side around Kisumu west. Our team went to Ogal primary and secondary school near Akuche after the airport on 8th April. The students of the schools were excited to recieve 250 seedlings and started planting on Friday itself. After we reachedContinue reading “Tree planting at Ogal primary and secondary school near in Akuche “

A day spent with Indian High commissioner in Kisumu

It was truly a pleasure to meet the Indian High commissioner to Kenya Mrs. Suchitra Durai again in Kisumu on Saturday 26th March with her family. During the lunch session in Kisumu Yacht Club, I found that she has a great knowledge of India’s bilateral trade with Kenya and how it can be improved throughContinue reading “A day spent with Indian High commissioner in Kisumu”

Ammaji’s disciple Submitraji in Kisumu

It was truly a pleasure to host Submitraji, the disciple of Ammaji at my residence during his visit to Kisumu this month. When our committee of Sanatan mandir decided to invite him to temple, I quickly thought of hosting him at home to know more about Ammaji and it is always my pleasure to inviteContinue reading “Ammaji’s disciple Submitraji in Kisumu”

Session on vegetable farming at Urudi Center

Continuing the series of vegetarianism and vegetable farming, Lake Basin college invited me to yet another session at Urudi Center near Katito, an interior part of Kisumu county which I had never seen before. The drive to that place was pleasant with less traffic and a tarmac road. The session started with the reciting ofContinue reading “Session on vegetable farming at Urudi Center”