Meru Herbs Rural Sacco Ltd

62. Meru Herbs Rural Sacco Ltd. – Kenya

Though the soil of Tharaka-Nithi County, in eastern-central Kenya, is quite fertile, inadequate and unpredictable rainfall makes farming a risky business. Shifts in rainfall patterns caused by climate change are only exacerbating the problem. But an irrigation project started in 1987 brings a regular water supply to 2,000 families (approximately 20,000 people) and has developed […]