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Farmer Story – Samwel Kariwo

By | September 25th, 2016|Categories: Farmer's Voice, Kilimo Media International, Success Stories|

Samwel Kariwo from Kapchila sub-location, Karpun village. Samwel has a total of 6 acres. He was quite amused when he first met Carol.  “I thought that she was as big as her voice,” he laughs at the thought.  “Only to realize that the woman with a big voice is quite petite!” He appreciates that the programme [...]

Farmer Story – Beatrice Losiwa, a poultry farmer

By | September 25th, 2016|Categories: Farmer's Voice, Success Stories|

Beatrice Losiwa, a poultry farmer aged 36 years and mother of two, is an avid listener of Kalya FM agriculture programmes. She learned about poultry farming from one of the programmes and decided to venture into it. According to Pokot culture, only men are allowed to own livestock like cattle, sheep and goats. Women in their [...]

A Meeting with the West Pokot County Agricultural Minister

By | September 21st, 2016|Categories: County Government, Kayla Radio, Kilimo Media International, Success Stories|

During a meeting with the County Minister for Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, William Lokiran. He expressed gratitude for KiMI and the SFSA’s work in building the capacity of the radio station staff to disseminate agricultural information to the local farmers.  An avid listener of the programmes, he said when he needed clarification from the station he [...]

Success story – Veronica Daimoi , a farmer from Totum Ward in West Pokot

By | September 13th, 2016|Categories: Success Stories|

Veronica Daimoi is a farmer from Totum in West Pokot County.  She tells the story of how she came across a radio programme five months ago that changed her life for the better. “The programs with information on agriculture broadcast by Kalya Radio are very helpful,” she adds, “The programmes are interesting and the best thing [...]

Samuel Kariwo, a farmer from Kapchila in West Pokot County

By | September 13th, 2016|Categories: Kayla Radio, Kilimo Media International, Success Stories|

“Since the programmes on agriculture started on Kalya Radio, we farmers have benefitted greatly. This is a big region and the agriculture teachers (extension officers) are few. Radio is reaching every farmer.” This is Samuel Kariwo’s testimony.  The farmer from Kapchila in West Pokot, says that the information aired on the radio programmes has helped him [...]

Success Stories From Samburu – Serian FM

By | September 13th, 2016|Categories: Success Stories|Tags: |

“I will come to the office so that you can show me the right pesticide to eradicate aphids,” a caller declared to the studio team on the agriculture show on Serian FM one Saturday morning after the expert advised him to visit the County Department of Agriculture office for advice before purchasing any pesticides. Nick Lenyakopiro, [...]