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Shamba Shape Up Sn 12 - Ep 3: Kienyeji Chicken, Finance & Marketing, Beans and Calliandra (Swahili)

Welcome to Shamba Shape Up This week we’re in MÛkÛrwe’inî, Nyeri county. We’re visiting far manager Juliette and farm owner Karanja. Their main business is Bananas and Plantains but they have 600 Kienyeji chickens and a lot more besides this. Let’s go and meet them and learn more In this Episode we are learning about: 1. Chicken hygiene and feeds 2. Financial planning and markets 3. Treating your seeds for planting 4. Planting Calliandra seedlings in a nursery and its benefits
Shamba Shape Up Sn 12 - Ep 3: Kienyeji Chicken, Finance & Marketing, Beans and Calliandra (English)

Welcome to Shamba Shape Up This week we’re in MÛkÛrwe’inî, Nyeri county. We’re visiting far manager Juliette and farm owner Karanja. Their main business is Bananas and Plantains but they have 600 Kienyeji chickens and a lot more besides this. Let’s go and meet them and learn more In this Episode we are learning about: 1. Chicken hygiene and feeds 2. Financial planning and markets 3. Treating your seeds for planting 4. Planting Calliandra seedlings in a nursery and its benefits
Shamba Shape Up Sn 12 - Ep 1:Cow Nutrition&management, Nutrition, finance, Maize &Herbicide(English)

Welcome to the brand-new series of Shamba Shape Up series 12 On our first episode, we are in Nakuru County. We are visiting farmer Kate Gatwiri Gotonga, a young lady just starting out in farming, but although she’s young in years, she already has a lot of responsibilities. She manages her sister in laws farm While she also has a farm of her own So, we want to see how we can help her and help turn this young lady into an old hand, at farming! We are learning about: 1. How to Finance and Plant maize 2. Nutrition for your kids 3. Nutrition and general management for your Dairy cows
Shamba Shape Up Sn 12 - Ep 1:Cow Nutrition&management, Nutrition, finance, Maize &Herbicide(Swahili)

Welcome to the brand-new series of Shamba Shape Up series 12 On our first episode, we are in Nakuru County. We are visiting farmer Kate Gatwiri Gotonga, a young lady just starting out in farming, but although she’s young in years, she already has a lot of responsibilities. She manages her sister in laws farm While she also has a farm of her own So, we want to see how we can help her and help turn this young lady into an old hand, at farming! We are learning about: 1. How to Finance and Plant maize 2. Nutrition for your kids 3. Nutrition and general management for your Dairy cows
Trees_Planting Avocado (Swa)

How to plant avocado trees
Trees_Planting Avocado (Eng)

How to plant avocado trees
Dairy_Planting Fodder (Swa)

Setting up a nursery for fodder grasses
Dairy_Planting Fodder (Eng)

Setting up a nursery for fodder grasses
Maize_Maize Planting (Swa)

How to plant maize for good results
Maize_Maize Planting (Eng)

How to plant maize for good results
Mpeke Town Sn 01 - Ep 05 "Machiavellians" (Luganda)

MARKET, QUALITY OF PRODUCE Esteri finds better market for the Matooke produce, she convinces the women that the only way they can get a better price is by joining their produce and selling in Bulk. Dorotia is sceptical about the idea and she thinks she will be cheated, even Esteri’s buyer takes long to arrive which unnerves the women. The women rally behind Esteri and decide they will not sell to Aggrey but to Esteri’s produce buyer. Dorotia, tired of waiting convinces Jenny to talk to Aggrey so that they can sell their produce, they need money. Jenny tries to get Aggrey to pay her what he owes but Aggrey tricks her into convincing the women to sell to him, at a lower price. Esteri is surprised when Jenny, Dorotia and Joy decide to sell to Aggrey who cheats them, there is celebration at the market when the buyer arrives offering the market Price. QUALITY, INCREASE IN PRODUCTION, PESTS AND DISEASES, RE-PLANTING Isaiah is tired of Benson’s constant reminder to pay the debt; he asks Joy for help with some money but Joy has no money to give him. Joy promises to give him something when she returns, but he has to help her dig holes to plant a new banana plantation. Isaiah is left with no choice but dig the holes, with Alphonse’s help he learns on the proper measurements to plant Matooke. Isaiah is disappointed when Joy comes back and tells him he has no money yet he worked so hard like she asked. Joy is happy with his efforts but tells him they need to start working as a family and he should stop demanding to be paid. THE YOUTH AND WORK Benson offers Agatha a delivery of feed supplements to his farm, he promises to make her his official transport person if she does a good job. Agatha is stopped on the way by Shaka who is demanding for Rent money or she pay in Kind. Shaka insists, Agatha offers him what is left of the jewellery Lucia left her. Shaka takes it.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 11 - Ep 8: Crop rotation, Soil test, Water harvesting , Forages, Trees (English)

Welcome to Shamba Shape Up. This week we are in Bungoma, by the powerful Nabuyole falls. We are visiting farmers Godfrey and Catherine Scout. This week we are learning about: 1) Crop rotation 2) Soil testing 3) Building a water pan for water harvesting 4) Forages for Economic Empowerment 5) Trees as a Buffer Zone
Shamba Shape Up Sn 11 - Ep 8: Crop rotation, Soil test, Water harvesting , Forages, Trees (Swahili)

Welcome to Shamba Shape Up. This week we are in Bungoma, by the powerful Nabuyole falls. We are visiting farmers Godfrey and Catherine Scout. This week we are learning about: 1) Crop rotation 2) Soil testing 3) Building a water pan for water harvesting 4) Forages for Economic Empowerment 5) Trees as a Buffer Zone
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 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 4 Bananas, Chickens, Fruit Trees (Swahili)

Arthur seeks advice from the SSU team on his banana crop, broiler chickens, and pest control for his fruit trees. S01Ep04
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 clips - Planting Beans

Planting beans correctly.
Shamba Shape Up clips - Planting Sukuma

Planting sukuma correctly.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 02 - Ep 13: Farm Revisits (Swahili)

In this episode finale, SSU revisits farms to see how the farmers are getting on.
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.
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 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.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 02 - Ep 2: Soil Testing, Kale, Jikos (English)

We visit Reginah's shamba to help her improve her soil quality by testing it and using the correct fertilisers. She gets help planting her new Kale crop, and learn about a new type of jiko.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 03 - Ep 13 Bees, Chickens, Antibiotics (Swahili)

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 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 8 Vegetable Growing, Inter-cropping, Livestock Loans (Swahili)

We learn more about vegetable growing, taking care of animals, inter-cropping beans and sorghum and livestock loans; all on Mary's farm in Nakuru.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 03 - Ep 8 Vegetable Growing, Inter-cropping, Livestock Loans (English)

We learn more about vegetable growing, taking care of animals, inter-cropping beans and sorghum and livestock loans; all on Mary's farm in Nakuru. S03Ep08
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 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 2 Coffee Planting, Chickens, Bee Keeping (Swahili)

Lucy and James' Farm in Kabatini Nakuru. Coffee planting, bee keeping, chickens, jikos and soil erosion are all discussed. S03Ep02
Shamba Shape Up Sn 03 - Ep 2 Coffee Planting, Chickens, Bee Keeping (English)

Lucy and James' Farm in Kabatini Nakuru. Coffee planting, bee keeping, chickens, jikos and soil erosion. S03Ep02
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 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 12 Chickens, Farm Plan, Potatoes, Corgettes (Swahili)

We are in Naro Moru to meet Facebook competition winner Eric and his parents. We learn about keeping chickens, how to make a farm plan, planting potatoes and diseases in courgettes. S04Ep11
Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 12 Chickens, Farm Plan, Potatoes, Corgettes (English)

We are in Naro Moru to meet Facebook competition winner Eric and his parents. We learn about keeping chickens, how to make a farm plan, planting potatoes and diseases in courgettes. S04Ep12
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 08 Cows, Tomatoes, Fertilisers (English)

SSU visits Nyeri to meet Ceclilia and Moses who need a helping hand. We look at their cow's housing and feeding, how to transplant tomatoes & how to do a soil test and use fertilisers. S04Ep08
Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 07 Cows, Chickens, Vegetables (Swahili)

We visit Leah and Wilson on their shamba in Eldoret to learn about the ECF vaccine and looking after cows, keeping healthy chickens, and how to plant vegetables so they grow well. S04Ep07
Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 07 Cows, Chickens, Vegetables (English)

We visit Leah and Wilson on their shamba in Eldoret to learn about the ECF vaccine and looking after cows, keeping healthy chickens, and how to plant vegetables so they grow well. S04Ep07
Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 06 Evergreen Farming, Chickens, Using Pesticides (Swahili)

We meet young farmer Kioko in Embu to learn about keeping chickens, evergreen agriculture, making a farm plan, using pesticides on sukuma and tomatoes and keeping diary cows. S04Ep06
Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 06 Evergreen Farming, Chickens, Using Pesticides (English)

We meet young farmer Kioko in Embu to learn about keeping chickens, evergreen agriculture, making a farm plan, using pesticides on sukuma and tomatoes and keeping diary cows. S04Ep06
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 04 - Ep 04 OFSP, Chickens, Planting Vegetables (Swahili)

We visit Beatrice and Nicodemus in Nyeri to learn more about OFSP, keeping Kienjeyi & KARI chickens (housing & vaccines), planting veg (sukuma, spinach & capsicums) and the STRIDE programme. S04Ep04
Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 04 OFSP, Chickens, Planting Vegetables (English)

We visit Beatrice and Nicodemus in Nyeri to learn more about OFSP, keeping Kienjeyi & KARI chickens (housing & vaccines), planting veg (sukuma, spinach & capsicums) and the STRIDE programme. S04Ep04
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
Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 02 Groundnuts, OFSP, Maize, Chickens (Swahili)

In this episode we visit Rebecca's farm on Bungoma county. We look at how to keep healthy chickens, planting groundnuts & beans, fertilisers, legumes & traditional African veg, OFSP and maize crops.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 02 Groundnuts, OFSP, Maize, Chickens (English)

In this episode we visit Rebecca's farm on Bungoma county. We look at how to keep healthy chickens, planting groundnuts & beans, fertilisers, legumes & traditional African veg, OFSP and maize crops.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 01 Sorghum, Chickens, OFSP, Cows (Swahili)

We visit Gideon and Alice near Nakuru to shape up their shamba for the new series! We look at their cows (feeding), OFSP (planting & storage), chickens (housing, vaccine & supplements) & sorghum.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 04 - Ep 01 Sorghum, Chickens, OFSP, Cows (English)

We visit Gideon & Alice in Nakuru to shape up their shamba for the new series! We look at their cows (feeding), OFSP (planting & storage), chickens (housing, vaccine & supplements) & sorghum. S04Ep01
Shamba Shape Up Sn 5 - Ep 1: Planting, Horticulture, Cleanliness, Dairy Cows (Swahili)

We are on Agnes' farm in Nairobi for the 1st episode of the series. We learn about clean shambas, feeding dairy cows & planting and drenching high value horticulture crops. S05Ep01
Shamba Shape Up Sn 5 - Ep 1: Planting, Horticulture, Cleanliness, Dairy Cows (English)

We are on Agnes' farm in Nairobi for the 1st episode of the series. We learn about clean shambas, feeding dairy cows & planting and drenching high value horticulture crops. S05Ep01
Shamba Shape Up Sn 5 - Ep 4: MLND Maize, Chicken, beans, sunflowers and soil testing (Swahili)

We are visiting John's farm in Jinja, Uganda for the first episode of the new series. We look at maize disease MLND, planting, chickens, beans, sunflowers and soil testing. S05Ep04
Shamba Shape Up Sn 5 - Ep 4: MLND Maize, Chicken, beans, sunflowers and soil testing (English)

We are visiting John's farm in Jinja, Uganda for the first episode of the new series. We look at maize disease MLND, planting, chickens, beans, sunflowers and soil testing. S05Ep04
Shamba Shape Up Sn 5 - Ep 5: Planting Tomatoes, Keeping Sheep & Cows,Chemicals, Fertiliser (Swahili)

We are on Onesmas and Christine's farm in Machakos to learn more about planting and using fertilisers, keeping sheep and cows and planting tomatoes. S05Ep05
Shamba Shape Up Sn 5 - Ep 5: Planting Tomatoes, Keeping Sheep & Cows,Chemicals, Fertiliser (English)

We are on Onesmas and Christine's farm in Machakos to learn more about planting and using fertilisers, keeping sheep, cows and planting tomatoes and learning how to avoid fake chemicals. S05Ep05
Shamba Shape Up Sn 5 - Ep 11: Re-visit (Swahili)

We go back to visit some of the shaped-up shambas of the past couple of episodes to see how the farmers have been getting on with their new shamba. Join us to see the improvements made. S05Ep11
Shamba Shape Up Sn 5 - Ep 11: Re-visit (English)

We go back to visit some of the shaped-up shambas of the past couple of episodes to see how the farmers have been getting on with their new shamba. Join us to see the improvements made. S05Ep11
Shamba Shape Up clips - Tomatoes

Jeremiah learns the correct way of planting tomatoes
Don't Lose the Plot Sn 1 - Ep 5: Na Upanzi Uanze (Swahili)

Our farmers find out whether the judges approved their budgets and so they can begin research on where and how to get loans. They also receive seedlings from KHS and products from Osho to help prepare their soil for planting.
Don't Lose the Plot Sn 1 - Ep 5: Let The Planting Begin (English)

Our farmers find out whether the judges approved their budgets and so they can begin research on where and how to get loans. They also receive seedlings from KHS and products from Osho to help prepare their soil for planting.
Mpeke Town Sn 01 - Ep 12 "Toast To The Future" (English)

NEW MAIZE SEED VARITIES, PLANTING, USE OF MANURE Isaiah finds out that he needs fertilizer for his land but doesn’t have enough money to buy the required quantity. Gabriel advises that he can mix fertilizer with manure and get better yields. He starts collecting cow dung from the cow shed at home to the new farm land, with the help of Isabella. Alphonse learns from Gabriel that he can get better yields from Maize if he plants new seed instead of replanting, he starts on the process of clearing the land and applying manure. Alphonse is surprised when he finds no cow dung in the shed, and Isaiah is using it without asking. Isaiah apologizes and promises to start planning as a family to avoid such clashes. Alphonse and Esteri are happy with Isaiah and Isabella’s farm and they promise to support them. Isaiah and Isabella are having a light moment together. Isaiah is surprised to see Sue, his ex-girlfriend in KabulondaMpeke. ACCESS TO LOANS, BANKING, USE OF TRACTOR Jenny takes Esteri, Dorotia and Mercy to a tractor showroom, she tells them its time they bought a tractor themselves because they can. She is offering her land as collateral to get a loan but she needs other members to contribute, be her guarantors so that she can fully cover the Tractor price. A meeting is a called and Jenny shares her idea with them but most are reluctant since they have no money. Crescent offers to partner with her but she rejects his offer to the shock of the rest. Dorotia and Joy convince Jenny to give Crescent a chance, he is willing to help with no strings attached. Jenny decides to talk to Crescent and he is sincere that he wants to help not only her but the farmers that will benefit as well. Jenny accepts his offer to be her guarantor. INVESTMENT After seeing Jenny and Crescent together, and with knowledge that they stole the tractor idea from him, Aggrey pushes Shaka to walk away from his community service punishment and help him stop them. Shaka refuses claiming Aggrey is taking things personal, and he has been in enough trouble because of him already. Aggrey makes it clear to Shaka that he puts a roof over his head so he should decide on whose side he wants to fall onto. Shaka decides to quit and leave Aggrey’s place but Dorotia is not ready to go. Shaka is trapped when Dorotia tells him to sort it out with Aggrey because she can’t leave her investments so far, and a future is coming to the village, she wants to be part of it.
Mpeke Town Sn 01 - Ep 12 "Toast To The Future" (Luganda)

NEW MAIZE SEED VARITIES, PLANTING, USE OF MANURE Isaiah finds out that he needs fertilizer for his land but doesn’t have enough money to buy the required quantity. Gabriel advises that he can mix fertilizer with manure and get better yields. He starts collecting cow dung from the cow shed at home to the new farm land, with the help of Isabella. Alphonse learns from Gabriel that he can get better yields from Maize if he plants new seed instead of replanting, he starts on the process of clearing the land and applying manure. Alphonse is surprised when he finds no cow dung in the shed, and Isaiah is using it without asking. Isaiah apologizes and promises to start planning as a family to avoid such clashes. Alphonse and Esteri are happy with Isaiah and Isabella’s farm and they promise to support them. Isaiah and Isabella are having a light moment together. Isaiah is surprised to see Sue, his ex-girlfriend in KabulondaMpeke. ACCESS TO LOANS, BANKING, USE OF TRACTOR Jenny takes Esteri, Dorotia and Mercy to a tractor showroom, she tells them its time they bought a tractor themselves because they can. She is offering her land as collateral to get a loan but she needs other members to contribute, be her guarantors so that she can fully cover the Tractor price. A meeting is a called and Jenny shares her idea with them but most are reluctant since they have no money. Crescent offers to partner with her but she rejects his offer to the shock of the rest. Dorotia and Joy convince Jenny to give Crescent a chance, he is willing to help with no strings attached. Jenny decides to talk to Crescent and he is sincere that he wants to help not only her but the farmers that will benefit as well. Jenny accepts his offer to be her guarantor. INVESTMENT After seeing Jenny and Crescent together, and with knowledge that they stole the tractor idea from him, Aggrey pushes Shaka to walk away from his community service punishment and help him stop them. Shaka refuses claiming Aggrey is taking things personal, and he has been in enough trouble because of him already. Aggrey makes it clear to Shaka that he puts a roof over his head so he should decide on whose side he wants to fall onto. Shaka decides to quit and leave Aggrey’s place but Dorotia is not ready to go. Shaka is trapped when Dorotia tells him to sort it out with Aggrey because she can’t leave her investments so far, and a future is coming to the village, she wants to be part of it.
Mpeke Town Sn 01 - Ep 05 "Machiavellians" (English)

MARKET, QUALITY OF PRODUCE Esteri finds better market for the Matooke produce, she convinces the women that the only way they can get a better price is by joining their produce and selling in Bulk. Dorotia is sceptical about the idea and she thinks she will be cheated, even Esteri’s buyer takes long to arrive which unnerves the women. The women rally behind Esteri and decide they will not sell to Aggrey but to Esteri’s produce buyer. Dorotia, tired of waiting convinces Jenny to talk to Aggrey so that they can sell their produce, they need money. Jenny tries to get Aggrey to pay her what he owes but Aggrey tricks her into convincing the women to sell to him, at a lower price. Esteri is surprised when Jenny, Dorotia and Joy decide to sell to Aggrey who cheats them, there is celebration at the market when the buyer arrives offering the market Price. QUALITY, INCREASE IN PRODUCTION, PESTS AND DISEASES, RE-PLANTING Isaiah is tired of Benson’s constant reminder to pay the debt; he asks Joy for help with some money but Joy has no money to give him. Joy promises to give him something when she returns, but he has to help her dig holes to plant a new banana plantation. Isaiah is left with no choice but dig the holes, with Alphonse’s help he learns on the proper measurements to plant Matooke. Isaiah is disappointed when Joy comes back and tells him he has no money yet he worked so hard like she asked. Joy is happy with his efforts but tells him they need to start working as a family and he should stop demanding to be paid. THE YOUTH AND WORK Benson offers Agatha a delivery of feed supplements to his farm, he promises to make her his official transport person if she does a good job. Agatha is stopped on the way by Shaka who is demanding for Rent money or she pay in Kind. Shaka insists, Agatha offers him what is left of the jewellery Lucia left her. Shaka takes it.
Shamba Shape Up Sn10 - Ep 9: OFSP, Dairy Cows, Trees and Insurance (Swahili)

Welcome to a new series of Shamba Shape Up celebrating our tenth anniversary. This week we are in Bungoma visiting Bishop Nelson. We get to learn about harvesting method of Orange Fleshed Sweet potatoes so as to fetch better market prices, How to improve and choose best breed for milk production for your dairy cows. We also learn about how to plant and choose the right trees for your area and also learn about how to insure your farm.
Shamba Shape Up Sn10 - Ep 9: OFSP, Dairy Cows, Trees and Insurance (English)

Welcome to a new series of Shamba Shape Up celebrating our tenth anniversary. This week we are in Bungoma visiting Bishop Nelson. We get to learn about harvesting method of Orange Fleshed Sweet potatoes so as to fetch better market prices, How to improve and choose best breed for milk production for your dairy cows. We also learn about how to plant and choose the right trees for your area and also learn about how to insure your farm.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 10 - Ep 7: Quality meat, OFSP Product, Conservation Agriculture (Swahili)

Welcome to a new series of Shamba Shape Up celebrating our tenth anniversary. We have something special for you; we have a series about food security and quality. We head to supermarkets counter and see how to get best meat for your meal and more on sweet-fleshed potato products. We also visit a young farmer Francis Mwangi in Muranga County to learn how to prepare field using conservation agriculture and improve the crops & raise profits by planting trees around the field.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 10 - Ep 7: Quality meat, OFSP Product, Conservation Agriculture (English)

Welcome to a new series of Shamba Shape Up celebrating our tenth anniversary. We have something special for you; we have a series about food security and quality. We head to supermarkets counter and see how to get best meat for your meal and more on sweet-fleshed potato products. We also visit a young farmer Francis Mwangi in Muranga County to learn how to prepare field using conservation agriculture and improve the crops & raise profits by planting trees around the field.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 10 - Ep 6: Trees, Dairy Cows, Pressure Cooker and Insurance (Swahili)

Welcome to a new series of Shamba Shape Up celebrating our tenth anniversary. We are in Bungoma county, visiting Harrison and Kennedy two brothers managing the farms for their parents Daniel Lusaka and Amelia Naima. We learn how to manage trees and look after your cows (dairy). We also find out about cooking without wood or charcoal also what to do when major disaster strikes.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 10 - Ep 6: Trees, Dairy Cows, Pressure Cooker and Insurance (English)

Welcome to a new series of Shamba Shape Up celebrating our tenth anniversary. We are in Bungoma county, visiting Harrison and Kennedy two brothers managing the farms for their parents Daniel Lusaka and Amelia Naima. We learn how to manage trees and look after your cows (dairy). We also find out about cooking without wood or charcoal also what to do when major disaster strikes.