A Noble Journey
LaNese Mahan travels to Calo Me Lare to help the students mulch their garden and plant vetiver grass roots so they can grow their own mulch for the future.
The first two weeks of my trip were an introductory period to the projects Field of Hope is currently working on. During my stay, I will help with the drip irrigation systems at the school gardens...
This week, LaNese Mahan, a 2017 MIAP-Noble Fellow, visited the Dokolo and Amolatar districts in Uganda to gather information on each woman participating in the Women’s Empowerment Program.
This week we visited the Barlonyo school garden and Calo Me Lare to work on the compost system.
Alex Major gives advice for how to become an honorary Ugandan.
Alexa Major visits a commercial farm with Restoration Gateway students, conducts interviews with Ugandan women in mud huts and beneath trees, and gets lost.
For the most part, harvesting both groundnuts and soybeans consisted of walking row to row pulling up plants.
One of my favorite experiences so far happened this week when I was out at Barlonyo schools working with their head gardener, Walter.
Instead of donating seed for the women to plant, Field of Hope is looking into donating a start-up grant into the women's cooperative account to begin the lending processes.