We often get asked what the substance of the meals we provide consists of. So, let’s elaborate...
Kerio Valley, Kenya
In the semi arid lands of Kerio Valley, we are fortunate in that maize is grown 1 hour away in the higher lands of Iten. So, combined with the beans we grow on the school grounds of Songeto, the maize adds to this to form a local dish called ‘ Githeri ‘ . Nutritious and delicious !
Not so straight forward is the arid lands of Turkana, where rainfall is very rare. Here, our dish consists of a straight forward rice and beans, purchased from the markets of Lodwar. A pinch of salt, and this is still an excellent meal for the children.