The Seed Festival- Beejotsav

We have just celebrated the earth day with much fanfare in all parts of the world. In most places, the idea of conserving nature and protecting Mother Earth is celebrated once in a year and people disperse after taking pledges and making vows. Many forget about them even before they reach their homes and untilContinue reading “The Seed Festival- Beejotsav”

Seed Donation in Ketitu

The Seed donation drive started by Kenya Vegetarian Club continues as it races to meet its target of reaching out to farmers in the interiors. This time we went to Ketitu as more than 35 representatives from various villages had assembled at Ketitu world vision office. We also reached out to St Fredrick sub primaryContinue reading “Seed Donation in Ketitu”

Ringing in the New Year with Resolutions

Yet another year draws to a close. Everyone looks forward to a fresh beginning. It has been a mixed bag this year. Trump’s win is poised to change the way the US is seen in the world. Many areas of the world are still marred by war, senseless violence, devastation and homelessness. Drug fuelled lives continueContinue reading “Ringing in the New Year with Resolutions”

Reaching out to women and handicapped children in slums during christmas 

Kenya Vegetarian Club visited the slums of Oboch market near Nyalenda market in Kisumu. The club donated maize and bread to these women and children during the christmas festival of the year. The club also donated to women in Abonga market near domestic airport and Toyota Kenya’s workshop. ​These women mostly sell fish. We explainedContinue reading “Reaching out to women and handicapped children in slums during christmas “

Vegetarianism- Myth Vs Reality

The day was warm and pleasant and we set out on our expedition into the interiors. This time our destination was Songhor Village near Chemeline. The place is so close to nature and with a lot of prehistoric sites, it is a beautiful village near the mountains. There is a huge potential to improve farmingContinue reading “Vegetarianism- Myth Vs Reality”

International Meatless Day

  November 25th is observed as the International Meatless Day. It is the birth anniversary of Sadhu Vaswani who advocated non violence and compassion along with service to the downtrodden during his lifetime. His birthday is observed as Meatless Day and the movement has gained international recognition due to the sustained campaign by his followers.Continue reading “International Meatless Day”

Sustainable Development

20th November is Africa Industrialization Day, on this occasion, it is so important to remember how much industrialization has helped to take our country forward. We need to train our women and youth in skills that are required to industrialize. This is very important and for this small scale units have to be set upContinue reading “Sustainable Development”

Vegetarianism- Awareness Month

The month of October is observed as Vegetarian Awareness Month after being endorsed by the International Vegetarian Union in 1978. It is a great way of acknowledging the benefits of vegetarianism to the individual, to our resources, to our environment and above all in bringing compassion to our lives. It is sad that people indulgeContinue reading “Vegetarianism- Awareness Month”

Tree planting at various schools in Kibigori

My team went to plant 450 trees in various schools in Kibigori area. We donated 450 trees to Oroba Primary school, Wook Primary school, Minyange Primary school and Waware primary schools. We also donated some trees to Miranga Dispensary in Milani. These indigenous trees A lot of thanks to donor of these trees. My teamContinue reading “Tree planting at various schools in Kibigori”

Nurture Nature

Ancient Aryans worshipped nature and that included trees, plants and other elements. They preserved water bodies and held every aspect of nature in great reverence. In India there is a tradition of creating figures of gods and goddesses with mud and clay especially from that which is got from the river bank. These idols areContinue reading “Nurture Nature”

KVC designs Course Material

Kenya Vegclub contributed to the course material launched by Lake Basin College today at Ketitu center near Kisumu. The course is called Vegetable Nutrition Science. It is designed to educate farmers on how to grow vegetables organically and scientifically. The material is jointly written by Vaishali Shah and Prof Jack Kamiruka of Lake Basin College.Continue reading “KVC designs Course Material”

Seed Donation at Kosogo

The team of volunteers from Kenya Vegetarian Club moved to yet another village, this time to Kosogo, which is situated close to Ketito in Kisumu County. It was heartening to see over 170 farmers come forward to support this unique initiative of planting trees out of the seeds donated by our club. This mission meetsContinue reading “Seed Donation at Kosogo”

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 “

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