Seed Donation

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KVC donates quality seeds so that local communities can get empowered and grow food. ‘Food for all’ is a worthy cause and seed donation is the backbone of this program. Quality of soil is also an essential factor that has to be taken into account. If soil is not prepared in advance and plant beds not created in the farms, then the entire exercise can go futile. Farm hands are trained in all these factors before seeds are donated.

Tree Planting

Mme. Atianoorganic farming

Another initiative from KVC is tree planting in Kenya. Planting trees for the environment is good as they are renewable, biodegradable and recyclable. Kenya Vegetarian Club is planning to plant a hundred trees in every school in Kenya. There are more than ten thousand schools in Kenya. KVC has made a beginning in Kisumu County and gradually will be able to take it across the entire country. It will turn into a mass movement very soon with enthusiastic participation from all sections of the society for it is for the future of this nation, for this planet.

The initial tree planting drive was conducted in January 2016 and students from schools like MM Shah School, Muslim Secondary school, Highway Secondary school, St. Theresa School, Kisumu Girls School, Jalaram Academy School, Kisumu Junior Academy and Kisumu Senior Academy whole heartedly participated in the drive. More than 150 kids supported the drive with enthusiasm promising to adopt a tree each and nurture it in the coming years. Kenya Vegetarian Club began moving to the interior parts of the County in early April 2016 and organized tree planting sessions in Akuche. 250 seedlings were planted by the students who have taken the responsibility of nurturing the plants by christening them with names to create a feeling of belongingness. Trees were also planted at Katuk Odeyo Village and in Kibigori.

The Food Outreach Program

Feeding Children-kibigori

SVF feeds more than four hundred local African kids at the Shiv Temple at Kibigori near Kisumu every week. These needy children are drawn from Kibigori area, Muhoroni in Kisumu County and they line up for what they like most, a sumptuous meal and sweets every lunch time provided by Shrivedant Foundation. The foundation also conducts medical camps; donates household utilities alongside the feeding program which has become popular with the children and other stakeholders who are already considering taking up other roles for the common good.