Archives for July 2013

Mengo Senior School Permaculture Project

Mengo Senior School is participating in a Permaculture Project with Joytown Secondary School of Kenya. The project seeks to improve food security through sustainable Urban Permaculture.

It is hoped that by the end of the project, students will have

– Gained more knowledge of the intricate relationship between economic development, environment and social conditions;

– Developed a positive attitude toward agriculture and food production; concern for the environment and a desire to carry out permaculture as a sustainable method  of protecting the environment;

– Improved their skills of information gathering,  analysis and application to address food insecurity through sustainable permaculture practices;

– Learnt media literacy skills  (e.g. using social media tools) to document and disseminate information on  project activities  and

– Participated in an advocacy program for improving food security

YEA 2012