MUNYAWIRI SCHOOL & COMMUNITY FOOD GARDEN, ZIMBABWE

Introducing Reel Gardening
Introducing Reel Gardening

The seed reels being introduced to volunteers

Digging first!
Digging first!

Getting the raised beds dug, this way torrential rains won't destroy the seeds!

All done!
All done!

A hot but very pleased crew

Introducing Reel Gardening
Introducing Reel Gardening

The seed reels being introduced to volunteers

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GLEN FOREST COMMUNITY FOOD GARDEN, ZIMBABWE

Starting off
Starting off

First things first we need to clear the 5mx25m, and that meant lots of hacking & pulling!

Starting off
Starting off

First things first we need to clear the 5mx25m, and that meant lots of hacking & pulling!

Glen Forest Community
Glen Forest Community

4 hours later & 6 crops planted over 125m²

Starting off
Starting off

First things first we need to clear the 5mx25m, and that meant lots of hacking & pulling!

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POTE SECONDARY SCHOOL FOOD GARDEN, ZIMBABWE

En route
En route

The road to Pote Secondary School, Goromonzi

Introducing Reel Gardening
Introducing Reel Gardening

Explaining how the seed reels work & planning the garden in the shade

Ready for duty
Ready for duty

All ready for first watering duty the next morning

En route
En route

The road to Pote Secondary School, Goromonzi

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IPULU/APROFAMIR COMMUNITY FOOD GARDEN, DRC

Getting started
Getting started

Planning the creation of a food garden with APROFAMIR, a Ipulu based woman's empowerment organisation

Getting started
Getting started

Planning the creation of a food garden with APROFAMIR

Volunteers
Volunteers

The food garden creation volunteers

Getting started
Getting started

Planning the creation of a food garden with APROFAMIR, a Ipulu based woman's empowerment organisation

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KOKWA ISLAND PRIMARY SCHOOL FOOD GARDEN, KENYA

Arriving
Arriving

Our welcoming party awaits! We were only staying 500m away from the school but the rise in the lake levels means this is the only way to get there. This flooding also meant there wasn't space for a traditional garden and so we had to get a little creative...

Soil
Soil

The volunteers collecting soil to mix in with the compost we brought. Luckily we knew ahead of time that the soil was very sandy and enrichment would be necessary

All done!
All done!

A happy but hot group of volunteers hiding from the sun

Arriving
Arriving

Our welcoming party awaits! We were only staying 500m away from the school but the rise in the lake levels means this is the only way to get there. This flooding also meant there wasn't space for a traditional garden and so we had to get a little creative...

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