Located in Western Kenya, Sauri was the first Millennium Village (MV) to see the light in 2005. Five years on, the project area has grown to nearly 70,000 people and has registered numerous successes in its multi-sectoral approach.
A look at health in Sauri, Kenya
WFP Director hails the “revolution of hope” in Ruhiira
Fifty farmers, including 10 women, from Sauri Millennium Village, Western Kenya, were trained in July on new concepts in water and agriculture management by a team from the Arava Institute of Environmental Studies.
It is possible! That was the key message from Margaret Ndanyi, the Director of the school health, nutrition and meals Unit at the Kenya Ministry of Education, after touring schools in the Sauri Millennium Villages Project.
On Monday 22 January, 2010, the Director General of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations, Jacques Diouf, visited the Community Garden of Gabane Wolof located in the Potou Millennium Village cluster.
An entrepreneurial group of Mayange residents are building a new business by taking an old idea—beekeeping—and updating it with the help of training from the Millennium Villages Project and financial support from the Mayange Community Development Fund.
All were anxiously expecting it: the farmers in order to sell off their harvest, the community to buy good quality products, and the Millennium Villages Project (MVP) team to kick-start this income generating venture.
Kenya's Prime Minister Raila Odinga hailed the Millennium Villages Project's (MVP) achievements in his country, at a meeting in Nairobi with a high-level Ethiopian delegation.
Climate change is a reality in the Millennium Village of Dertu and Northern Kenya.