Strawberry farming

How John Mutwiri defies all odds to grow strawberry in a in an area known for tea, coffee and bananas

By Malachi Motano John Mutwiri is  a school dropout who tastes the sweet success of strawberry farming. Despite his law education level and the frustrations that followed, the 32 years old has managed to make…
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Fish Farming

From fish ponds farmers reap big from fish cages in Lake Victoria – Success Story of Victory Fish Farms

By Malachi Motano Joseph Rehmann and Steve Moran are the co-founders of Victory fish farms at Sindo beach in Homabay County. Instead of digging fish ponds on the land a common model of fish farming…
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Cassava farming

Graduate Youth Makes A Half A Million Business Venture From Cassava Roots in Kisumu – Success story of Alex Ombuto

By Malachi Motano Farmers Trend meets Alex Ombuto 39, a graduate from Kisumu Polytechnic as an electrical engineer. Like any graduate, he had expected to secure a job upon completing his course in 2011  but…
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Dairy Farming

Former police officer makes a catch in dairy farming in Kasarani – Success story of Miare Dairy Farm

Meet Albert Miare. The 64-year-old is a retired Assistant Police Commandant who ventured into farming as the viable option when he left the Maritime Police Unit, after 37 years in the service. Owning two acres…
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