"Farm tool as my weapon! Let's plant in bottle tops, sacs and paper bags."
Dash and Madigolo form the rap duo Kweli Africa, using music to educate, empower and create awareness.
In cooperation with Dandora HipHop City, and Charles Lukania, Project Coordinator at Growth4Change Initiative, the duo is contributing 2 songs to ShambaJijini-Summit, raising awareness about food insecurity, food safety and the role of urban farming.
"To forget how to dig the earth and tend the soil is to forget ourselves."
– Mahatma Gandhi
ARE YOU THINKING OF GROWING YOUR OWN FOOD?
Are you thinking about growing your own food – on your windowsill, your balcony, in the backyard, or in a shamba on the outskirts of your hometown? Would you like to move towards self-sufficiency, not just for yourself, but also for your community and the city where you live?
Did you ever think about a more sustainable, even regenerative way of farming?ShambaJijini Summit brings you stories of people who grow food for their families without the use of chemicals. People, who earn a living from regenerative farming or even created a completely new career path for themselves.
If this is your line of thought, welcome to ShambaJijini.
Meet the pioneers in regenerative urban farming, business and urban livelihoods. Find inspirations in the stories and experiences of ambitious individuals, who are dedicated to produce healthy food and show pathways to regenerative food systems and a good, healthy live.
Ann Muthoni Mbugua
Charlotte Chaise & Liam Brunner
Chef Nic Odhiambo
Chef Njathi Kabui
Claire van Enk
Daisy Ritchie & Alan de Boer
Dash Johnte & Madigolo
Dhruvi Shethia and Maite Guardiola
Els Breet & Beatrice Gatumbo
Elzie Chebet Jabali
Emmanuel Atamba Oriedo
Emmanuel Juma Mabonga
Evans Maina Ngure
Fiu Thuo & Rose Lukalo
Franklin Kirimi & Ibrahim Maina
Jessica de Boer
Joseph Lentunyoi, Daisy Ritchie and Alan de Boer
Kevin Getobai Makere
Meera R. Shah
Michael Waiyaki Nganga
Milena Weichelt & Evans Ngure
Ohanga Henry a.k.a Octopizzo
Reshma Aziz Khan
Sarah den Haring
Sarah den Haring & Michael Ndere
Shaila Resia Agha
Sheena Shah & Michael Waiyaki
Silke Bollmohr & John Mmbaga
Sylvia Kuria & Wanjiru Macharia
Tumshangilieni Mtoto Children's Home and School
Video: 3 Farmers, 3 Perspectives on Regenerative Urban Agriculture
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