VSO Project: Mikuyu Prison Farm, Zomba

A grant of £320 was awarded in May 2016, to help a NGO called Prison Harvest set up a sustainable land management and vegetable project at the Mikuyu young offenders prison. In order to tackle food shortages and give them agricultural skills useful to them on release. Using trained inmates to train others within the prison. The aim was to establish demonstration plots of vegetables and plants with medicinal values and teaching sustainable methods of soil conservation and water usage.