Two-thirds of Kenyans depend directly on agriculture for their living. Many young Kenyans struggle to find work, or only have low-paid jobs. This prolongs their dependency on their parents and fuels frustrations, which increases the likelihood of violence or conflict.
Farm Africa works to address the youth problems by training young people to grow high-quality crops and livestock that can be sold to develop income and employment opportunities.
The project has shown that young people in rural areas are willing to take up farming as a livelihood and that, with the right support and training, they will stay in the countryside to produce food instead of migrating to towns and cities.
We are helping young people to:
We are supporting 850 young people in the Trans-Nzoia East district of Kenya’s Rift Valley Province. Around 4,250 further people will benefit indirectly.Farm aid not food aid
Support our work today and help rural African families end their reliance on food aid.