Author: Mel Sellick
“There are only two options. To be the person who is making positive change or to support the one who is making positive change.”
“Employing permaculture principles and growing food sustainably could feed the world. It could minimize the effects of drought. Certainly permaculture makes it possible to conserve water and grow a greater variety of plants. The organic/permaculture movement is growing but not nearly as fast as it needs to grow to save us from the disastrous effects of pollution and global warming.”
There’s been some progress in Kitale already. Yongo and a small dedicated group have raised enough funds to to buy a plot of land (50 meters by 100 meters) that’s already producing small crops. There’s also a guesthouse for anyone to stay for free while offering expertise in building, agricultural, clean water collection, peacemaking and even renewable energy such as biogas and solar– skills that will be greatly needed if they’re to expand.