TYPE: Garden and Greenhouse
RESPONSIBLE (S): Demta Aniangu and others*
CONTACT: 0728922848 (Demta Aniangu)
DIMENSIONS: 700 mq
START: 2009 with the support of Solidarites**
PRODUCTS: sukuma-wiki, spinach, maize***, amaranth (terere), tomatoes
CULTIVATION TECHNIQUES: ground, sack
SOURCE OF WATER: piped water
SEEDS SOURCE: Mathare Upendo Group (EX Solidarites)
SOIL CONDITIONER: no
DOMESTIC CONSUME: yes
SALE: yes, a selling point in front of the street has been created
FUTURE PLANS: desire to receive more training and to expand the cultivation
* the garden is big and is splited between different farmers/families. The Greenhouse is the only place that is shared by all of them to grow tomatoes.
** Solidarites organisation built the Greenhouse in 2009/2010 and trained these people to sack technique cultivation. Nowadays however it seems that ground cultivation is preferred.
*** used even as a tool to perimeter different responsability areas