Working in the Vegetable Plots

A mother of two - one, is on her back and the other behind her.

Here are a few more pictures of the work yesterday.  Today, Sunday, we have delivered 30 bunches of spinach to the Hotel to use in the Sunday International Buffet.  Soon, the cucumbers and other vegetables will be ready.  Monday – work in the new plots begins.


Schooling is very important and money gained from growing vegetables helps to pay for school fees and uniforms.

Yesterday village folk came to work in the contract farming demonstration plots, now that we are beginning to get some growth after the flooding.

Girl who has opted out of school.

About dianabuja

With a group of BaTwa (pygmy) women potters, with whom we've worked to enhance production and sales of their wonderful pots - fantastic for cooking and serving. To see the 2 blogs on this work enter 'batwa pots' into the search engine located just above this picture. Blog entries throughout this site are about Africa, as well as about the Middle East and life in general - reflecting over 35 years of work and research in Africa and the Middle East – Come and join me!
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2 Responses to Working in the Vegetable Plots

  1. dianabuja says:

    Thanks, Mark, and looking forward to more of your blogs on Eldoret and elsewhere.


  2. mark mutai says:

    beautiful pictures Diana! im looking forward to visiting Burundi this year .


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