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Shamba Shape Up Sn 11 - Ep 4: Soil Testing, PATG water tank, Pest&diseases, EPC & Nutrition(Swahili)

Welcome To Shamba Shape Up . This week we’re in Kikuyu ,and we’re taking a trip down memory lane We’re re-visiting a farm we first shaped up over 10 years ago! That’s right, at the start of our very first series of Shamba Shape Up And we can’t wait to see how it’s been doing. We get to learn about: 1. Soil testing ➢ We find out why it’s important to do a soil test 2. PATG water tank (Drip Irrigation) ➢ How to get a water tank from M-KOPA to help with irrigation 3. Pest and diseases ➢ How to combat pest and diseases in your crops 4. Electric pressure cooker ➢ Find out about Electric Pressure Cookers 5. Nutrition ➢ What kind of food should babies eat for a nutritious diet?
Shamba Shape Up Sn 11 - Ep 4: Soil Testing, PATG water tank, Pest&diseases, EPC & Nutrition(English)

Welcome To Shamba Shape Up . This week we’re in Kikuyu ,and we’re taking a trip down memory lane We’re re-visiting a farm we first shaped up over 10 years ago! That’s right, at the start of our very first series of Shamba Shape Up And we can’t wait to see how it’s been doing. ➢We find out why it’s important to do a soil test ➢ How to get a water tank from M-KOPA to help with irrigation ➢ How to combat pest and diseases in your crops ➢ Find out about Electric Pressure Cookers ➢ What kind of food should babies eat for a nutritious diet?
Shamba Shape Up Sn 01 - Ep 13 Cow Care, Irrigation, Bees (Swahili)

We revisit the shambas to see if any of the lessons have been continued! We learn about irrigation, cow care, potatoes and honey bees. S01Ep13
Shamba Shape Up Sn 01 - Ep 10 Silage, Bananas, Sweet Potatoes (English)

On today's shamba shape up we learn how to make Silage, Planting Bananas and sweet potatoes, the importance of using gutters and learn the Push-Pull method for Napier grass and Maize plant. S01Ep10
Shamba Shape Up Sn 01 - Ep 9 Chickens, Bee Keeping, Bank Loans (Swahili)

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 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 7 Napier Grass, Growing Vegetables, Cow Care (Swahili)

In this episode the Shamba Shape Up team look at growing Napier grass, harvesting rain water, improving vegetable crop and have more advice on cattle. S01Ep07
Shamba Shape Up Sn 01 - Ep 7 Napier Grass, Growing Vegetables, Cow Care (English)

In this episode the Shamba Shape Up team look at growing napier grass, harvesting rain water, improving vegetable crop and have more advice on cattle. S01Ep07
Shamba Shape Up Sn 01 - Ep 2 Arid Farming, Irrigation, Ploughing (English)

We meet Joseph from Katumani. We learn what challenges he has while farming in an arid area & what he can do to improve his yield, including irrigation, ploughing & crop diversification. S01Ep02
Shamba Shape Up Sn 02 - Ep 12 Climate Change, Zero- Grazing, Push-Pull (English)

A SSU Special looks at the problems caused by climate change. We look at a weather research centre, planting trees, making a compost heap, zero grazing pens, water harvesting & push-pull. S02Ep12
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 9 Cow Care, Crop Disease, Napier Grass (Swahili)

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. S02Ep08
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. S02Ep08
Shamba Shape Up Sn 02 - Ep 5 Maize, Push-Pull, Chickens (English)

We visit George at Lake Victoria. Problems arise with Striga & Stem Borer in maize crop and he learns about Push Pull crops, while the women's group get chicken help. Water harvesting is add. S02Ep05
Shamba Shape Up Sn 02 - Ep 5 Maize, Push-Pull, Chickens (Swahili)

We visit George at Lake Victoria. Problems arise with Striga & Stem Borer in maize and he learns about Push Pull crops, while Agnes' women's group get chicken help. Water harvesting is add. S02Ep05
Shamba Shape Up Sn 02 - Ep 4 Rice Growing, Potato & Maize Crops, Chickens (Swahili)

Evans learns to use fertilisers to increase his rice crop, while guttering, rainwater harvesting, and a jiko are added. Ways to increase potato, maize & chicken production are also discussed. S02Ep04
Shamba Shape Up Sn 02 - Ep 4 Rice Growing, Potato & Maize Crops, Chickens (English)

Evans learns to use fertilisers to increase his rice crop, guttering, rainwater harvesting, and a jiko are added. Ways to increase potato, maize and chicken production are also discussed. S02Ep04
Shamba Shape Up Sn 03 - Ep 13 Bees, Chickens, Antibiotics (English)

This season's finale Shamba Shape Up revisits past farms to see how the farmers are doing. We look at bees, chickens, antibiotics in animals and growing rice. S03Ep13
Shamba Shape Up Sn 03 - Ep 12 Potatoes, Chicken Vaccination, Energy Saving Jikos (English)

On Lucy and James' farm in Timau we look at potato farming (planting, storing & markets), Chickens (vaccines & antibiotics), Rainwater Harvesting and Energy Saving Jikos.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 03 - Ep 12 Potatoes, Chicken Vaccination, Energy Saving Jikos (Swahili)

On Lucy and James' farm in Timau we look at potato farming (planting, storing & markets), Chickens (vaccines & antibiotics), Rainwater Harvesting and Energy Saving Jikos.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 03 - Ep 10 Climate Change Episode (English)

We look at drought resistant crops, water distribution, planting trees, napier grass, solar lights, rainwater harvesting and energy saving jikos as we learn how to combat climate change. S03Ep10
Shamba Shape Up Sn 03 - Ep 9 Cow Care, Maize Farming, Rain Harvesting (Swahili)

We visit Risper's farm in Kisumu to learn more about cows (health, housing and feeding), maize farming, energy saving jikos & rainwater harvesting. S03Ep09
Shamba Shape Up Sn 03 - Ep 9 Cow Care, Maize Farming, Rain Harvesting (English)

We visit Risper's farm in Kisumu to learn more about cows (health, housing and feeding), maize farming, energy saving jikos & rainwater harvesting. S03Ep09
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 7 Animal Care, Certified Seeds, Planting Sorghum (English)

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.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 03 - Ep 6 Flying Gardens, Mango Farming, Cow Farming (Swahili)

We visit Makueni to reach farmers to discuss flying gardens, mango farming, cow farming, rainwater harvesting & planting trees. S03Ep06
Shamba Shape Up Sn 03 - Ep 6 Flying Gardens, Mango Farming, Cow Farming (English)

We visit Makueni to reach farmers to discuss flying gardens, mango farming, cow farming, rainwater harvesting & planting trees. S03Ep06
Shamba Shape Up Sn 03 - Ep 5 Grain Groups, Animal Housing, KCB Banking (Swahili)

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 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 03 - Ep 3 Cabbages, Cow Care, Planting Trees (Swahili)

We visit Joseph and Lucy's Shamba in Kinangop. We look at growing cabbages, looking after cows, catching rainwater and planting trees. S03Ep03
Shamba Shape Up Sn 03 - Ep 3 Cabbages, Cow Care, Planting Trees (English)

We visit Joseph and Lucy's Shamba in Kinangop. We look at growing cabbages, looking after cows, catching rainwater and planting trees. S03Ep03
Shamba Shape Up Sn 03 - Ep 1 Mango Farming, Hand Pump, Chickens (Swahili)

The new series starts from Embu and looks at mango farming and how to stop mango diseases, kunde planting, hand pumps, making silage and looking after chickens correctly. S03Ep01
Shamba Shape Up Sn 03 - Ep 1 Mango Farming, Hand Pump, Chickens (English)

The new series starts from Embu and looks at mango farming and how to stop mango diseases, kunde planting, hand pumps, making silage and looking after chickens correctly. S03ep01
Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 11 East Coast Fever, Planting Trees, Sorghum (Swahili)

We are in Machakos with Cecilia and Philip who are in need of some help with their cows, who need an ECF vaccine, about how to make a farming plan, growing sorghum, planting trees & rain harvesting.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 11 East Coast Fever, Planting Trees, Sorghum (English)

We are in Machakos with Cecilia and Philip who are in need of some help with their cows, who need an ECF vaccine, about how to make a farming plan, growing sorghum, planting trees & rain harvesting.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 10 African Indigenous Vegetables, Mulato Grass, OFSP (Swahili)

We are in Uganda with Harriet on her shamba. We take a look at the planting OFSP & African Indigenous vegetables. We also look at mulato grass for animals, rainwater harvesting & chickens.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 10 African Indigenous Vegetables, Mulato Grass, OFSP (English)

We are in Uganda with Harriet on her shamba. We take a look at the planting OFSP & African Indigenous vegetables. We also look at mulato grass for animals, rainwater harvesting & chickens. S04Ep10
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 08 Cows, Tomatoes, Fertilisers (Swahili)

SSU visits Machakos to meet Ceclilia and Philip who are in need of help with their cows, who need the ECF vaccine, the sorghum fields, planting fodder trees and joining a farmers group.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 03 Maize, Cows, OFSP (Swahili)

SSU is in Uganda for the first time where we meet Irene and John. We take a look at their cows, who need some more minerals, OFSP, quality protein maize, soil fertility, rainwater harvesting and seeds
Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 03 Maize, Cows, OFSP (English)

SSU is in Uganda for the first time where we meet Irene and John. We take a look at their cows, who need some more minerals, OFSP, quality protein maize, soil fertility, rainwater harvesting and seeds
Makutano Junction - Child Health

The school childrens health is compromised by the lack of clean water.
Makutano Junction - Working Together

Th market women work to fix a burst water pipe.
Makutano Junction - Dirty Water

The school children are forced to drink dirty water.
Makutano Junction S04Ep01

The hunt is on for Jonathan Mulani, while the market women are concerned about the lack of clean water. Hope challenges Mabuki on environmental law.
Makutano Junction S05Ep11

The rubbish dump continues to cause problems: the children at school are getting sick due to bad water, and vegetables are dying. Matata is up to no good as usual.
Makutano Junction S11Ep08

Joseph's plan to illegally divert Makutano's water supply is causing a drought, and the community demand to know what's going on. It inspires them to set up a water management committee.
Makutano Junction S11Ep06

Snake and Karis are making dodgy money out of the water shortage in town, while the girls at Makutano Primary struggle with the school's poor sanitation facilities.
Makutano Junction S11Ep03

PP uses Google to help the girls with their radio station. Joseph offers Josiah a job - illegally diverting community water to the Matata flower farm.
Shamba Shape Up - Drip Irrigation

Joseph & his Friends visit Katumani Research Centre where they learn what crop variations they need to plant because they are farming in an arid area. They also learn about the drip irrigation method
Shamba Shape Up clips - Harvesting Rainwater

How to catch the rainwater for use in your home and shamba
Shamba Shape Up Sn 08 - Ep 02 Watermelons, Green Maize, Dairy Cows (Swahili)

We are in Kirinyaga County visiting John and Martha. Sticking to our theme of farming as a business, we introduce them to crop specific fertilizers and certified seeds to help increase their yield thus increasing profits.We also look at pests and diseases affecting their watermelons and dairy cows.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 08 - Ep 02 Watermelons, Green Maize, Dairy Cows (English)

We are in Kirinyaga County visiting John and Martha. Sticking to our theme of farming as a business, we introduce them to crop specific fertilizers and certified seeds to help increase their yield thus increasing profits.We also look at pests and diseases affecting their watermelons and dairy cows.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 11 - Ep 2: Soil Test, Rain harvesting, Avocado, Brachiaria & Insurance(Swahili)

Welcome to Shamba Shape up series 11. This week we are in Meru county, visiting farmers Alfred and Margaret Muthomi and their son John Paul. They are building up and wants to give back back both as the same time. They ran a farm and a children's home and they want to increase their yields for the next season with the children's needs in mind. We are doing two good deeds at the price of one. In this farm we learn: ➢The importance of soil-testing. ➢The importance of harvesting rain water and how to set-up the rain water harvesting system. ➢How a certified nursery provides seedlings (Avocado) free from diseases and how it is done. ↝↝Also the importance of buying a certified seeds and good farming practices of planting it. ➢How to increase your milk yield by practising good management of your brachiaria grass and how to preserve the grass by making hay bales for use in dry season. ➢How to protect your crops and livestock from disaster in a cheaper way.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 11 - Ep 2: Soil Test, Rain harvesting, Avocado, Brachiaria & Insurance (English)

Welcome to Shamba Shape up series 11. This week we are in Meru county, visiting farmers Alfred and Margaret Muthomi and their son John Paul. They are building up and wants to give back back both as the same time. They ran a farm and a children's home and they want to increase their yields for the next season with the children's needs in mind. We are doing two good deeds at the price of one. In this farm we learn: ➢The importance of soil-testing. ➢The importance of harvesting rain water and how to set-up the rain water harvesting system. ➢How a certified nursery provides seedlings (Avocado) free from diseases and how it is done. ↝↝Also the importance of buying a certified seeds and good farming practices of planting it. ➢How to increase your milk yield by practising good management of your brachiaria grass and how to preserve the grass by making hay bales for use in dry season. ➢How to protect your crops and livestock from disaster in a cheaper way.