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Updated by inoue19janu on May 22, 2017
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Sanitation Initiative

Flush toilets attached to a septic system are a vital necessity to an overall sustainable development program designed to empower and improve the lives of the people living in a rural farm community in Zimbabwe. Currently, beneficiaries of the Zimbabwe Farm Project are housed in temporary clapboard houses without heat or indoor plumbing

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ZFP Clean Water Initiative

Gaining access to clean water is at the heart of programs designed to improve the lives of people living in regions of the world in which this is a challenge. Clean water initiatives are funded by private, public, and charitable organizations, because people can survive with little to no food, but will die without water. Read More

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Harvest Time! Carrots

Harvesting carrots is relatively straightforward though it requires a lot of bending to get down into the thick of things. We had never planted carrots, and to our delight, we had an amazingly healthy crop. Read More

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Organic Farm Preparation

In countries where food security is a systemic problem, the choice of eating organically grown foods versus those produced by traditional methods is rarely available. Read More

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Growing Organic Carrots

For the fourth planting season, after successful maize and sugar bean harvests, carrots were planted. Unlike our first harvests where irrigation was necessary, this planting season has received excessive rain causing rapid and extensive weed growth. Read More

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Creating Food Security in Africa

After we cleared the land, we hired a farmer to advise us on a high demand crop that is a food staple. He recommended corn which is relatively easy to grow despite having a long maturation cycle. Read More

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Windpump Rehabilitation

A wind pump had been installed on the farm by my father for sustainable, low impact living. He had a borehole drilled in order to bring water to the property. Read More

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CGTN REPORTS ON ZIMBABWE FOOD SECURITY PROGRAM

CGTN provides update to date information about all things affecting the Continent. Today, they published a YouTube video which demonstrates the need for projects such as ours .Read More

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Planting Organic Potatoes (2017)

Growing potatoes has been a wonderfully enlightening experience. Mr. Tauro, who is the farm manager, recommended planting root and tuber crops. Read More