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Project Update: Grow Biointensive Agriculture Center of Kenya

Hi everyone! It's been a week since I left Fairfield, IA for Thika, Kenya. And what a week! I've been cruising on the back of motorcycles with African dust blowing in my face. I have not had a cup of coffee since I arrived. Chai is my…

Vegetable gardens and more in Kenya

Kenya's population has passed the 44 million mark with over 40% living below the poverty line. Many children are going to school hungry. Our partners at Grow Biointensive Agriculture Center of Kenya (G-BIACK) in Thika Kenya, are working to…
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Vegetable gardens and more in Kenya

Kenya's population has passed the 44 million mark with over 40% living below the poverty line. Many children are going to school hungry. When you are faced with hunger, school becomes a last priority. Our partners at Grow Biointensive Agriculture…
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Caritas Seeds has changed its name to "charity seeds"

caritas seeds has changed its name and its direction. The new name is a game changer. It's now "charity seeds." For the last six years we have been bringing small scale organic farms to people in need, primarily in Kenya. That has gone well…
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Grow Biointensive Video

Here is a wonderful video to really get a look at what an incredible movement charity seeds supports! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ngLN7hFlmXY&feature=player_embedded "GROW BIOINTENSIVE was developed by John Jeavons and Ecology Action.…
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G-BIACK Tackles More Than Hunger

The Grow Biointensive Agriculture Centre of Kenya, along with caritas seeds, have a main focus in giving people in poor communities a sustainable end to hunger. G-BIACK also acknowledges the fact that poverty creates very serious issues other…
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G-BIACK Knows Education is KEY!

The GROW BIOINTENSIVE Agriculture Center of Kenya has already made huge strides in teaching hungry people in Africa how to work with their harsh environment and grow sustainable and nourishing food. The tools that G-BIACK has given to many…

Beans and Corn A Plenty.

We all have staples in our diets. There are foods that pop up in almost every other meal. In the United States, we know what fruits and veggies are most popular, and farmers have studied and figured out ways to grow these common plants with…

Charity Seeds' Partner, G-BIACK, Hosts World Food Day and Receives NGO of the Year!

World Food Day, or WFD, is a day celebrated all over the world to spread awareness about world hunger and what ideas and tools exist to put a stop to the madness. World Food Day is October 16, which is the date when United Nations founded…

Shop 'til you drop and feel good about it at Charity Seeds

We have cards! Inside: A _______ donation was made in your name. Because of this gift, someone you've never met will now have food security. 100% of this gift will directly fund a sustainable organic farm in Kenya. Give a Farm at…

Birthdays Can Change The World!

More than a billion people on the planet don’t have access to food. That’s one in eight of us. Mark Soth had a great idea! He is giving up his birthday and is asking for donations instead of gifts. 100% of the money raised will help grow…

Why We're Thankful

As Thanksgiving approaches, we've been thinking of all the people in the world for whom we are thankful. Mostly, we're thankful for caritas seeds donators, whose collective action to provide sustainable solutions to hunger serves as a constant…

Photo of the Day: Children in Kenya

Update from the field: OTEPIC - Organic Technology Extension and Promotion of Initiative Centre OTEPIC is a registered community-based organization that works with poor farmers, especially women, in the Western North Rift of Kenya. Through…

Women Farmers in Kenya

An update from the field: Grow Biointensive Agricultural Center of Kenya (G-BIACK) Reaching Out To Women Farmers in Kenya: Agriculture is the back bone of Kenya’s economy where 90% of the population are farmers. You may be surprised to…

Outreach Programs: Kenya

G-BIACK helps homeless, orphaned and abandoned children by teaching them sustainable organic farming methods.  Many impoverished girls and boys go to cities to seek employment. All too often they become lost and end up selling their bodies,…

Our Featured Project: Kenya

Our partner in the field, G-BIACK, the Grow Biointensive Agriculture Center of Kenya, demonstrates, trains and promotes sustainable organic farming methods among small-scale farm holders in Central, Eastern, and Nairobi Provinces in Kenya.…