Shem Ongori

Shem Ongori, Ndonyo Banana Value Addition and Marketing Project

Date grant awarded: 05/14/2017

Shem Ongori and Susan Kwamboka Ogeto are members of Vine Self Help Group who are implementing the Ndonyo Banana Value Addition and Marketing in Rwora village, Kenya

The project is intended to serve banana farmers in this rural village by tapping into this local resource and adding value to bananas. This work will enhance income for the rural farmers thus economic growth. The project aims to mobilize and educate rural farmers on creating a market niche for their produces. Currently the project has recruited 60 small scale farmers for training and formation of a cooperative society whose profit shall be shared among the farmers.