Many people in Africa get their food through small scale farming where they grow food crops purposely for substance use. Their farming largely depends on rainfall availability because most of them cannot afford an irrigation system. Traditionally, farmers would grow food during specific periods when they were sure of getting rain.
COVID 19 presents itself as a mystery. Almost every person is trying to come to terms with or to discover their truth about it. It took every person by surprise, and I have never thought that the whole world could go into a standstill because of a pandemic.
The village of Nyandoche Ibere in western Kenya, even though out of the way, still experiences the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. Food supplies and nutrition, while already low before the pandemic, are now smaller.
With that as a backdrop, we at Emmah’s Garden decided to channel some of its fundraising dollars to the purchase of food supplies for the village. We wanted to help the people who need it the most in an immediate way.
Why Is It So Confusing?
The coronavirus and the COVID-19 pandemic have been deeply unsettling for so many people. This is obvious but why?
Here are some explanations.