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Shamba Shape Up Sn 12 - Ep 2: Dairy cow pest & disease, Calliandra, Finance and Nutrition (English)

Welcome to Shamba Shape Up This week we’re in the Green Hills of Bomet county. We’re visiting a family who are quite literally on the top of the hill; farmers Rose and Christopher and their inventor son Nelson and his equally talented wife, Jennifer. In this Episode we are learning about: 1. Internal and external parasites on dairy cows 2. How to finance the planting season 3. Calliandra management 4. Nutrition on fortified foods
Shamba Shape Up Sn 12 - Ep 2: Internal & External pests, Calliandra, Finance and Nutrition (Swahili)

Welcome to Shamba Shape Up This week we’re in the Green Hills of Bomet county. We’re visiting a family who are quite literally on the top of the hill; farmers Rose and Christopher and their inventor son Nelson and his equally talented wife, Jennifer. In this Episode we are learning about: 1. Internal and external parasites on dairy cows 2. How to finance the planting season 3. Calliandra management 4. Nutrition on fortified foods
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
Maize_Maize Management (Swa)

How to keep your maize healthy and get good yields
Maize_Maize Management (Eng)

How to keep your maize healthy and get good yields
Water management_Drip Irrigation (Swa)

How to install a drip irrigation system on your farm
Water management_Drip Irrigation (Eng)

How to install a drip irrigation system on your farm
Water management_Rain Water Harvesting (Swa)

Rainwater harvesting systems
Water management_Rain Water Harvesting (Eng)

Rainwater harvesting systems
Soil management_Fertilizer & Manure (Swa)

Why fertiliser and manure are important for your crops
Soil management_Fertilizer & Manure (Eng)

Why fertiliser and manure are important for your crops
Soil Management_Conservation Agriculture (Swa)

The 3 main principles of conservation agriculture
Soil Management_Conservation Agriculture (Eng)

The 3 main principles of conservation agriculture
Soil management_Soil Test (Swa)

How to do a soil test and why it’s important
Shamba Shape Up Sn 11 - Ep 19:Calf management,Forage ,Soil test, vegetables push-pull, EPC (Swahili)

Welcome to Shamba Shape Up This week we are in Bungoma County, visiting farmer Zaina Eunice Atieno, mother of 5 children This week we are learning about: 1) Calf management 2) Planning for improved forages 3) Soil testing 4) How to use push-pull method to control pests around your vegetables 5) How to best finance your electric pressure cooker
Shamba Shape Up Sn 11 - Ep 19:Calf management,Forage ,Soil test, vegetables push-pull, EPC (English)

Welcome to Shamba Shape Up This week we are in Bungoma County, visiting farmer Zaina Eunice Atieno, mother of 5 children This week we are learning about: 1) Calf management 2) Planning for improved forages 3) Soil testing 4) How to use push-pull method to control pests around your vegetables 5) How to best finance your electric pressure cooker
Makutano Junction Sn 1: Episode 13

Karis tries to bribe the chief to get out of prison. PP and Red each seek advice on safe sex. Winston and Karis try to work things out, Karis is still in debt. Disaster strikes at the pharmacy.
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 4 Bananas, Chickens, Fruit Trees (English)

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 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
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 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 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
Makutano Junction Sn 1: Episode 11

Snake is out to sabotage the medical centre plans, with devastating consquences. Albert stops Baraka from using pesticides, advocating crop rotation instead.
Makutano Junction Sn 1: Episode 9

Karis is in debt and Erasmus' behavior is getting worse both in and out of school. The school committee meet to discuss a book bid.
Makutano Junction Sn 1: Episode 7

Mama Mboga's son gets worse and she is struggling to afford treatment, Erasmus has spent most of their money on alcohol. Things go from bad to worse as there are long queues at the health centre.
Makutano Junction Sn 1: Episode 5

The school committee hold democratic elections to decide the chairperson. Mama Mboga faces abuse at home from her drunk husband.
Makutano Junction Sn 1: Episode 4

PP and Maspeedy discuss milk hygiene, Mama Mboga has money worries and Cheryl continues to meddle with Karis and Nancy.
Makutano Junction Sn 1: Episode 3

There is a school management commitee meeting and a school finance commitee is formed too. The community are still adjusting to free primary education.
Makutano Junction Clips: Free Primary Education

The teachers are not performing to their expected standard.
Makutano Junction Clips: Teacher Training

The teachers are not performing well.
Makutano Junction Clips: Teacher Training

The teachers are causing issues.
Makutano Junction Clips: Free Primary Education

The school is having issues with its teachers.
Makutano Junction Clips: Private vs. Public Education

The town discuss the differences between public & private schools.
Makutano Junction Clips: School Committee

Putting together a school committee.
Makutano Junction Clips: Reusing Uniforms

it is suggested that uniforms are available to be reused by people who cannot afford new Primary school uniforms.
Makutano Junction - pyramid scheme

People of Makutano are lured to invest their money on a pyramid scheme, which later fails and they all lose their money. S05Ep09
Makutano Junction Clips: Debt - managing it

How people get into debt that they cannot handle and how to avoid it
Makutano Junction Clips: Debt - managing it

Make sure that you can repay your loan
Makutano Junction Clips: Debt - expert advice

if you take out a loan and plan for it carefully, you will be able to pay it back, and this makes you credit worthy and you can borrow again next time without a problem.
Makutano Junction Clips: Debt Management - Taking a loan

Discussion on taking a loan and the consequences
Makutano Junction Sn 2: Episode 9

Local election campaigns heat up in Makutano, and result in a fair and democratic election. The market women are doing well in their co-operative. Karis is still struggling with debt.
Makutano Junction Sn 3: Episode 4

Anna complains that her children want money for text books, but text books are supposed to be free. This highlights the importance of transparency of school funds and a PTA meeting is called.
Makutano Junction Sn 3: Episode 2

PP approaches Matano to find out how to make sileage and he gives him a lesson. Washington is desperate for money so Karis lends him KSh2,000.
Makutano Junction Sn 5: Episode 6

Matata wants his money from Karis, and sends his men in to teach him a lesson. Mercy gets a job as a nurse but Honest isn't happy with it. Anna decides not to press charges against Josiah.
Makutano Junction Sn 5: Episode 2

Matano is worried he might have HIV and consults Dr. Charles. Washington is using corporal punishment in school and it results in a teachers meeting.
Makutano Junction Sn 7: Episode 12

Josiah is coaching the girl's soccer team and there's a big match to be played. Winston is suffering in more way than one from the hardware store debt.
Makutano Junction Sn 7: Episode 11

The hardware store is struggling due to Karis' meddling, and he waste's no time in making money from his fathers downfall. Shani seeks advice from Bill and Dodgy on safe sex and Red and PP make up.
Makutano Junction Sn 7: Episode 4

Electricity theft is causing blackouts in Makutano, and the school holds a meeting to discuss private vs public education. Bettina and Shiro both experience sexual assault, Shiro turns to Childline.
Makutano Junction Sn 7: Episode 3

Red and PP approach Mabuki with a business plan, and Titus returns sparking old tribal tensions. Matata promotes his new school and Bernadette complains to Pendo about the running of Makutano Primary.
Makutano Junction Sn 8: Episode 7

Girls in Makutano Primary are frequently missing class due to the school's lack of sanitation facilities. Malaria cases are high in Makutano and Red is convinced it's because of global warming.
Makutano Junction Sn 9: Episode 5

Lillian gets back from the UK, but reveals that she was a victim of domestic slavery. Vincent tries to get himself out of the debt that his dodgy deals got him into.
Makutano Junction Sn 10: Episode 11

Mulani and Red try to sort out Toby's troubles at school, inspiring Pendo to talk to the children about bullying. The kids come up with a school constitution. Joseph makes a sinister offer to Agnes...
Makutano Junction Sn 10: Episode 9

Maspeedy talks to Shaka and Nancy about taking out a loan to expand his business. Karis and Joseph are playing dirty as usual, and Snake is grieving for Helen and the baby.
Makutano Junction Sn 10: Episode 8

The market women stage a protest at the government acquisition of the orphans land, it is intended to be used for environmental conservation. Bettina is in trouble with her debt to Joseph and Karis.
Makutano Junction Sn 10: Episode 4

Toby is getting bullied at school. and PP freaks out when he wrongly diagnoses himself. Mulani denies Red her land inheritance because she's a woman. Mama P and Mabuki join forces.
Makutano Junction Sn 10: Episode 3

Bill tries to sort out the debt that Dodgy has got their radio station into, and Nancy is demanding answers. Joseph wants to go into business with Karis. Shani and Lillian learn about contraception.
Makutano Junction Sn 10: Episode 2

Poverty Saving and Debt
Makutano Junction Sn 11: Episode 1

Stella has just been hired as a teacher at Makutano Primary but Bernadette questions her ability.
Makutano Junction Sn 12: Episode 7

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.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 6 - Ep 20: Fertilisers, Newcastle Disease, Financial Management (Swahili)

We are revisiting two shambas we have already shaped up and bringing them new experts. First we visit Michael in Tanzania. We have a look at his maize and advice him on what fertilisers to use to improve his production. We also vaccinate his chicken against new castle disease. Our next farm is Peter and Virginia's in Kenya. We teach them how to manage their finances using their mobile phones and how to manage their farm as a business.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 6 - Ep 20: Fertilisers, Newcastle Disease, Financial Management (English)

We are revisiting two shambas we have already shaped up and bringing them new experts. First we visit Michael in Tanzania. We have a look at his maize and advice him on what fertilisers to use to improve his production. We also vaccinate his chicken against new castle disease. Our next farm is Peter and Virginia's in Kenya. We teach them how to manage their finances using their mobile phones and how to manage their farm as a business.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 10 - Ep 18: Cow Management, Avocado, Electric Pressure Cooker (Swahili)

Welcome to a new series of Shamba Shape Up celebrating our tenth anniversary. This week we are visiting Hellen and Daniel in Ruiru, farmers we have shaped up before but now wants some help to improve them even further. First we learn about cow management, choosing the right Artificial Insemination for your Dairy cow and how to deworm your cow. The Importance of pruning an avocado tree to yield a bumper harvest. Also we learn about the Electric Pressure Cooker, a new way to cook and also save time, money and health as the same time.
Shamba Shape Up Sn 10 - Ep 18: Cow Management, Avocado, Electric Pressure Cooker (English)

Welcome to a new series of Shamba Shape Up celebrating our tenth anniversary. This week we are visiting Hellen and Daniel in Ruiru, farmers we have shaped up before but now wants some help to improve them even further. First we learn about cow management, choosing the right Artificial Insemination for your Dairy cow and how to deworm your cow. The Importance of pruning an avocado tree to yield a bumper harvest. Also we learn about the Electric Pressure Cooker, a new way to cook and also save time, money and health as the same time.
Shamba Shape Up Sn10 - Ep 13: Top-Dressing, Certified Seeds, Cow Management ,EPC (Swahili)

Welcome to a new series of Shamba Shape Up celebrating our tenth anniversary. This week we are in Ndeiya, Limuru. We are revisiting a farmer from last year and we want to see if experts advise did help him? We are revisiting Moses and his wife Susan. On this farm we are not only bringing experts to help our farmer, we are also asking our farmer for help as well. Moses has been growing Maize since 1994 and even runs a local training course for the local farmers. We are going to advise from Moses on Top-dressing and how to Top-dress your maize for better yields and we also learn the importance and benefits of buying certified seeds. We also learn about dairy cow management and benefit and importance of using Electric Pressure cooker.
Shamba Shape Up Sn10 - Ep 13: Top-Dressing, Certified Seeds, Cow Management ,EPC (English)

Welcome to a new series of Shamba Shape Up celebrating our tenth anniversary. This week we are in Ndeiya, Limuru. We are revisiting a farmer from last year and we want to see if experts advise did help him? We are revisiting Moses and his wife Susan. On this farm we are not only bringing experts to help our farmer, we are also asking our farmer for help as well. Moses has been growing Maize since 1994 and even runs a local training course for the local farmers. We are going to advise from Moses on Top-dressing and how to Top-dress your maize for better yields and we also learn the importance and benefits of buying certified seeds. We also learn about dairy cow management and benefit and importance of using Electric Pressure cooker.
Shamba Shape Up Sn10 - Ep 11: OFSP, Cookstove, Cow management, Insurance (Swahili)

Welcome to a new series of Shamba Shape Up celebrating our tenth anniversary. This week we are in Homabay County, visiting Michael and Benta Odada (Husband and wife) We get to learn the best way to handle harvested Orange Fleshed Sweet Potatoes, about the LPG Cookstove. We also get Top tips for managing cows and also what to do when disaster strike by getting agricultural insurance.
Shamba Shape Up Sn10 - Ep 11: OFSP, Cookstove, Cow management, Insurance (English)

Welcome to a new series of Shamba Shape Up celebrating our tenth anniversary. This week we are in Homabay County, visiting Michael and Benta Odada (Husband and wife) We get to learn the best way to handle harvested Orange Fleshed Sweet Potatoes, about the LPG Cookstove. We also get Top tips for managing cows and also what to do when disaster strike by getting agricultural insurance.