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Shamba Shape Up Sn 11 - Ep 7:Soil test,Avocado, Napier grass, Solar Power Irrigation System(Swahili)

Welcome to Shamba Shape Up This week we are in Uplands, in a village called Githirioni, Lari Sub-County. We are visiting farmer Joseph and Grace kaberere. This week we are learning about: 1) How to improve soil fertility by doing a soil test in your farm 2) Under tree management of an Avocado tree 3) How to stop napier smut disease from spreading and how to plant a smut free napier. 4) We also get to learn about the Solar Powered Irrigation System and how to get it installed and maintain it.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 11 - Ep 7:Soil test,Avocado, Napier grass, Solar Power Irrigation System(English)

Welcome to Shamba Shape Up This week we are in Uplands, in a village called Githirioni, Lari Sub-County. We are visiting farmer Joseph and Grace kaberere. This week we are learning about: 1) How to improve soil fertility by doing a soil test in your farm 2) Under tree management of an Avocado tree 3) How to stop napier smut disease from spreading and how to plant a smut free napier. 4) We also get to learn about the Solar Powered Irrigation System and how to get it installed and maintain it.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 09 Beans, OFSP, Chickens (English)

We are in Bungoma with Jackson and Zipporah looking at planting healthy beans, orange fleshed sweet potatoes, keeping poultry for the youth, d.light solar lamps and rainwater harvesting.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 14 Biogas, ECF, Seeds & Fodder (English)

We meet Jospeh and Florence in Kisarian who need help with using biogas, protecting cows against ECF, choosing good seeds, feeding correct fodder & using solar light.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 01 - Ep 12 Chemicals, Making Compost, Fruit Farming (Swahili)

Tunajifunza madini muhimu kwa ng'ombe, kemikali halali na bandia, kuendesha shamba lenye ufanisi na faida, kutengeneza mbolea, kupanda tunda la ndizi na mengene mengi. S01Ep12
Shamba Shape Up Sn 01 - Ep 12 Chemicals, Making Compost, Fruit Farming (English)

We learn to tell the difference between genuine and fake chemicals, important minerals for cows, running a profitable farm, making compost, fruits and much more. S01Ep12
Shamba Shape Up Sn 01 - Ep 11 Cow Care, Tea Planting, Solar Power (Swahili)

we visit Christine in her shamba in Kakamega town, we learn proper care for cows, have a good tea plantation, get an energy conserving jiko and learn how solar power is important. S01Ep11
Shamba Shape Up Sn 01 - Ep 11 Cow Care, Tea Planting, Solar Power (English)

we visit christine in her shamba in Kakamega town, we learn proper care for cows, have a good tea plantation, get an energy conserving jiko and learn how solar power is important. S01Ep11
Shamba Shape Up Sn 01 - Ep 9 Chickens, Bee Keeping, Bank Loans (English)

The team help shape up Vincent's shamba - building a chicken house and water harvesting unit, as well as giving him financial advice and help with his beekeeping. S01Ep09
Shamba Shape Up Sn 01 - Ep 8 Tomatoes, Irrigation, Maize (Swahili)

This episode looks at growing tomatoes in a greenhouse, water irrigation, treating maize before storing, solar power and insuring cattle. S01Ep08
Shamba Shape Up Sn 01 - Ep 8 Tomatoes, Irrigation, Maize (English)

This episode looks at growing tomatoes in a greenhouse, water irrigation, treating maize before storing, solar power and insuring cattle. S01Ep08
Shamba Shape Up Sn 01 - Ep 1 Seed Varieties, Maize Treatment, Maize (Swahili)

The Shape Up team visit George's shamba. We help him to choose the right seed variety to plant, using solar power & the correct was to use a urea treatment of maize stover and to plant maize. S01Ep01
Shamba Shape Up Sn 02 - Ep 11: Push-Pull, Goat Care, Making Silage (Swahili)

SSU visits Lake Victoria to teach Lawrence about push-pull technology and how to look after goats. We learn how to make silage and hay, as well as solar lights and how to build a kitchen!
Shamba Shape Up Sn 02 - Ep 10: Cow Care, Chickens, Maize (English)

We visit Jarius in Kisumu to help him with the challenges of farming in a wheelchair. We look at cows, chickens & maize problems as well as look at why jikos and solar lamps are useful.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 02 - Ep 10: Cow Care, Chickens, Maize (Swahili)

We visit Jarius in Kisumu to help him with the challenges of farming in a wheelchair. We look at cows, chickens, & maize problems as well as look at why jikos and solar lamps are useful.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 02 - Ep 9: Cow Care, Crop Disease, Napier Grass (English)

We revisit John and Miriam's farm in Rongai. We learn how to help cows produce more milk & feeding. We also learn about water harvesting, crop disease, solar lights, fertiliser & napier grass S02Ep09
Shamba Shape Up Sn 02 - Ep 8: Climate Change, Water Harvesting, Solar Power (Swahili)

SSU looks at climate change & farming in semi-arid areas, including which crops grow in dry areas, using guttering to save water and selling crops at market. We also learn about solar power.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 02 - Ep 8: Climate Change, Water Harvesting, Solar Power (English)

SSU looks at climate change and farming in semi-arid areas, including which crops grow in dry areas, using guttering to save water & selling crops at market. We also learn about solar power.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 02 - Ep 3: Maize & Beans, Goat & Cow Care, Solar Power (Swahili)

Bernard from Makueni has problems with his maize and bean crops, due to drought. He learns how to care for goats and cows correctly, while also understanding the importance of solar power.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 02 - Ep 3: Maize & Beans, Goat & Cow Care, Solar Power (English)

Bernard from Makueni has problems with his maize and bean crops, due to drought. He learns how to care for goats and cows correctly, while also understanding the importance of solar power.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 03 - Ep 11 Tree Planting, Tomato Planting, Chickens (Swahili)

We go to Martin & Beatrice's farm in Kisumu to learn about tree planting, looking after chickens and antibiotics, planting tomatoes, seed selections, energy saving jiko and solar lights. S03Ep11
Shamba Shape Up Sn 03 - Ep 7 Animal Care, Certified Seeds, Planting Sorghum (Swahili)

In this episode we meet Peter & Virginia in Nakuru to help shape up their shamba. We look at animal care, certified seeds, planting sorghum, rainwater havesting and solar lighting. S03Ep07
Shamba Shape Up Sn 03 - Ep 5 Grain Groups, Animal Housing, KCB Banking (English)

We learn how to plant tomatoes, the importance of water harvesting, Grain Groups, D.light solar lights, proper housing of animals, soil testing and how KCB banking can help in your farm. S03Ep05
Shamba Shape Up Sn 03 - Ep 4 Chickens, Amaranth, Water Pumps (Swahili)

We visit Juja Farm to meet a farmer and introduce them to Kenchic chickens, Kick start water pumps, D.light solar lights, growing amaranth and much more. S03Ep04
Shamba Shape Up Sn 03 - Ep 4 Chickens, Amaranth, Water Pumps (English)

We visit Juja Farm to meet a farmer and introduce them to Kenchic chickens, Kick start water pumps, D.light solar lights, growing amaranth and much more. S03Ep04
Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 14 Biogas, ECF, Seeds & Fodder (Swahili)

We meet Jospeh and Florence in Kisarian who need help with using biogas, protecting cows against ECF, choosing good seeds, feeding correct fodder & using solar light. S04Ep14
Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 13 Recap: OFSP, Chickens, Pests & Diseases (Swahili)

We go back to meet farmers from the series and see how they are doing since their shape up. We look at OFSP, chickens, beans and cabbages, d.light lamps and pests and diseases in tomatoes. S04Ep13
Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 13 Recap: OFSP, Chickens, Pests & Diseases (English)

We go back to meet farmers from the series and see how they are doing since their shape up. We look at OFSP, chickens, beans and cabbages, d.light lamps and pests and diseases in tomatoes. S04Ep13
Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 09 Beans, OFSP, Chickens (Swahili)

We are in Bungoma with Jackson and Zipporah looking at planting healthy beans, orange fleshed sweet potatoes, keeping poultry for the youth, d.light solar lamps and rainwater harvesting. S04Ep09
Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 05 IR Maize, OFSP, Chickens (Swahili)

We are in Siaya county with Robert and Grace to learn all about planting OFSP, keeping chickens, IR maize and striga weeds, D.light solar lamps and why being in a farmers group is a good idea S04Ep05
Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 05 IR Maize, OFSP, Chickens (English)

We are in Siaya county with Robert and Grace to learn all about planting OFSP, keeping chickens, IR maize and striga weeds, D.light solar lamps and why being in a farmers group is a good idea S04Ep05
Shamba Shape Up Sn 5 - Ep 6: Biosecurity, Financial Education, OFSP, Solar Power (Swahili)

We meet Ndetaniswa from Meru, Tanzania to learn more about why running your farm like a business is important, biosecurity, planting OFSP for better health and solar power. S05Ep06
Shamba Shape Up Sn 5 - Ep 6: Biosecurity, Financial Education, OFSP, Solar Power (English)

We meet Ndetaniswa from Meru, Tanzania to learn more about why running your farm like a business is important, biosecurity, planting OFSP for better health and solar power. S05Ep06
Shamba Shape Up Sn 5 - Ep 8: Newcastle Disease, Solar Light, Maize, Apples, Cow Health (Swahili)

We are on Paul & Robina's farm in Iganga, Uganda to learn more about Newcastle Disease in chickens, using solar light, growing Quality Protein Maize, cow health & grafting apple trees. S05Ep07
Shamba Shape Up Sn 5 - Ep 8: Newcastle Disease, Solar Light, Maize, Apples, Cow health (English)

We are on Paul & Robina's farm in Iganga, Uganda to learn more about Newcastle Disease in chickens, using solar light, growing Quality Protein Maize, cow health & grafting apple trees. S05Ep07
Shamba Shape Up Sn 5 - Ep 10:Chickens,Horticulture,Soil Erosion,Solar,indigenous Vegetables(Swahili)

We visit Grace on her shamba in Meru, Tanzania to learn more about keeping healthy chicken, fruits, using solar light for good health, growing African indigenous vegetables and mulching S05Ep08
Shamba Shape Up Sn 5 - Ep 10:Chickens,Horticulture,Soil Erosion,Solar,indigenous Vegetables(English)

We visit Grace on her shamba in Meru, Tanzania to learn more about keeping healthy chicken, fruits, using solar light for good health, growing African indigenous vegetables and mulching S05Ep10
Shamba Shape Up Sn 5 - Ep 23: Soil test, Solar lights, Chicken, Dairy Cows, Internet (Swahili)

We are in Amaiga, Kisii County at Paul's Farm. We help him improve his onions after doing a soil test, teach him about properly managing his dairy cows and his chicken. S05Ep23
Shamba Shape Up Sn 5 - Ep 23: Soil test, Solar lights, Chicken, Dairy Cows, Internet (English)

We are in Amaiga, Kisii County at Paul's Farm. We help him improve his onions after doing a soil test, teach him about properly managing his dairy cows and his chicken. S05Ep23
Shamba Shape Up (Uganda): NCD, Solar Light, QPM, Apples

We are on Paul & Robina's farm in Iganga, Uganda to learn more about Newcastle Disease in chickens, using solar light, growing Quality Protein Maize, cow health & grafting apple trees. S01Ep04
Makutano Junction S12Ep09

Anna and Lena spot Elvis with a lot of cash and he is forced to admit to parents he took a loan because the FPE funds never arrived. Mabuki uses an SMS system to test his solar lamps
Makutano Junction S12Ep07

There's a new headteacher in town who pledges to secure FPE money to improve the classroom. Shaka develops a loan scheme to help people buy solar lamps.
Makutano Junction S12Ep05

Washington uses the power outages as an opportunity to win votes, and Lena and Mabuki start selling solar lamps. The barber boys declare war on the salon girls!
Makutano Junction S12Ep04

There's a new doctor in town, who inspires Thomas to think about solar power. Snake and Josiah meanwhile, steal electricity from the Makutano supply, causing blackouts.
Shamba Shape Up clips - Solar Light

d. light tell us why solar power is so much better than kerosine lamps
Shamba Shape Up Sn 6 - Ep 25: Dairy Cows, Fertilisers, Solar Lights (Swahili)

We're in Mbale, Uganda visiting Aaron and his wife's farm. We teach him about the benefits of using supplements to increase milk yields and the importance of soil testing in order to select the right fertiliser. We also show him how to vaccinate his cows against East Coast Fever and introduce him to solar lights.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 6 - Ep 25: Dairy Cows, Fertilisers, Solar Lights (English)

We're in Mbale, Uganda visiting Aaron and his wife's farm. We teach him about the benefits of using supplements to increase milk yields and the importance of soil testing in order to select the right fertiliser. We also show him how to vaccinate his cows against East Coast Fever and introduce him to solar lights.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 6 - Ep 22: Green House, Solar Power, Chickpea Nutrition (Swahili)

We are in Tharaka-Nthi County visiting Jeremiah and Mercy. We show them how to manage their greenhouse, run a business safely at night, make nutritious meals using chick peas, and how to keep local chickens.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 6 - Ep 22: Green house, Solar Power, Chickpea Nutrition (English)

We are in Tharaka-Nthi County visiting Jeremiah and Mercy. We show them how to manage their greenhouse, run a business safely at night, make nutritious meals using chick peas, and how to keep local chickens.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 6 - Ep 9: Mangoes, Chicken, Solar Lights (Swahili)

We are in Bukedia District in Uganda at John and Dimitria Okedi's shamba. We test their soil to find out how to make it better and how to get better prices for their mangoes. We also vaccinate their chicken and introduce them to solar lights.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 6 - Ep 9: Mangoes, Chicken, Solar Lights (English)

We are in Bukedia District in Uganda at John and Dimitria Okedi's shamba. We test their soil to find out how to make it better and how to get better prices for their mangoes. We also vaccinate their chicken and introduce them to solar lights.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 7 - Ep 6: Rice, Dairy Cows, Solar Home System (Swahili)

We are in Mwea Kirinyaga County visiting Evans and Agnes Warui. We look into pests and diseases affecting his rice and which fertilisers to use for planting and top dressing. We also show him how to improve his milk yield by preventing mastitis and instal a solar home system.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 7 - Ep 6: Rice, Dairy Cows, Solar Home System (English)

We are in Mwea Kirinyaga County visiting Evans and Agnes Warui. We look into pests and diseases affecting his rice and which fertilisers to use for planting and top dressing. We also show him how to improve his milk yield by preventing mastitis and instal a solar home system.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 7 - Ep 4: Certified Seeds, Energy Saving Jikos, Solar Home Systems (English)

We are in Tharakanithi county at Kingston and Doreen Mutembei's shamba. We have a look at how to save money on fuel by introducing them to energy saving jikos. We also tell them about the benefits of planting certified seeds, using plant specific fertilisers and solar home systems.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 7 - Ep 4: Certified Seeds, Energy Saving Jikos, Solar Home Systems (Swahili)

We are in Tharakanithi county at Kingston and Doreen Mutembei's shamba. We have a look at how to save money on fuel by introducing them to energy saving jikos. We also tell them about the benefits of planting certified seeds, using plant specific fertilisers and solar home systems.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 8 - Ep 6: Potatoes, Dairy Cows, Solar Home System (Swahili)

We are in Eldoret, Uasin Ngishu County visiting Sarah Kemboi. We get advice on breeding with artificial insemination to get stronger, healthier cows and how to make sure calves reach breeding stage as soon as possible. We also learn how to deal with pests and diseases in potatoes and the benefits of using a solar home system.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 8 - Ep 6: Potatoes, Dairy Cows, Solar Home System (English)

We are in Eldoret, Uasin Ngishu County visiting Sarah Kemboi. We get advice on breeding with artificial insemination to get stronger, healthier cows and how to make sure calves reach breeding stage as soon as possible. We also learn how to deal with pests and diseases in potatoes and the benefits of using a solar home system.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 8 - Ep 3: Fish Feed, Herbicides, Solar System (Swahili)

We are in Bungoma county home of the Nabuyole Falls visiting Justus. We introduce him to certified seeds to increase his yield and herbicides to help reduce his labour cost when weeding. We also bring him a feeding solution for his fish and instal a solar home system.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 8 - Ep 3: Fish Feed, Herbicides, Solar System (English)

We are in Bungoma county home of the Nabuyole Falls visiting Justus. We introduce him to certified seeds to increase his yield and herbicides to help reduce his labour cost when weeding. We also bring him a feeding solution for his fish and instal a solar home system.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 11 - Ep 1: Soil Test, Intercropping, Forage and Solar Irrigation System (Swahili)

Welcome to the brand new series of Shamba Shape Up series 11. On our first episode, we are in Ndeiya, nestling in the shadows of Ngong hills, between Kiambu county and the Great Rift Valley. We are visiting farmer Peter Kamiti. We are learning about the importance of Soil testing and what to do after doing the soil test. Also Due to the climate change we get to learn about the variety of maize to plant during short and long rain. We also learn about Intercropping between maize and beans. On topic of Dairy Cows: We learn how to manage your nappier grass, how to plant, harvest and Storing nappier grass. The varieties of forages to plant to feed you cows, so to reduce expenses in buying concentrated feeds. We also get to learn about the Solar powered irrigation system and how to be able to buy and get it installed.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 11 - Ep 1: Soil Test, Intercropping, Forage and Solar Irrigation System (English)

Welcome to the brand new series of Shamba Shape Up series 11. On our first episode, we are in Ndeiya, nestling in the shadows of Ngong hills, between Kiambu county and the Great Rift Valley. We are visiting farmer Peter Kamiti. We are learning about the importance of Soil testing and what to do after doing the soil test. Also Due to the climate change we get to learn about the variety of maize to plant during short and long rain. We also learn about Intercropping between maize and beans. On topic of Dairy Cows: We learn how to manage your nappier grass, how to plant, harvest and Storing nappier grass. The varieties of forages to plant to feed you cows, so to reduce expenses in buying concentrated feeds. We also get to learn about the Solar powered irrigation system and how to be able to buy and get it installed.