IAS Kenya is implementing a Gravity Flow Irrigation project in Marimanti, Tharaka District and on the 14th November, 2011, was the day when the Dam was inaugurated to assist the farmers. The Dam is constructed across River Kathita and was funded among others by the Swedish Mission Council (SMC), Linas Matkasse, Erikshjälpen and Mockfjärd Fönster. Tharaka District is one of the districts that are within the Semi-Arid area of North Eastern Kenya belt that has not seen enough rain for the past three years.
“Why does this well always have water?” “Because IAS digs deeper than the others.” Last month I had the pleasure of attending a set of meetings in Nairobi, Kenya. The purpose of the meetings was to outline IAS’ global strategy for the coming four years. In attendance were people from 12 countries including: South Sudan, [...] Read story
Every holiday season between Thanksgiving and Christmas, to the dismay of my children, you will find me watching Frank Capra’s It’s a Wonderful Life at least once. “Why?” my kids ask. “You’ve memorized that movie years ago!” And it’s true. Nothing George Bailey does surprises me any longer. I can practically recite each line. I [...] Read story