Report from Kenya

August 26, 2013 by  
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Shirley McIntyre (in mauve) meets with women who have received goats through a Salt Spring-based SOLID program. SOLID volunteer Shirley McIntyre and board member Lynda Turner spent most of May this year in Kakamega, Kenya, collaborating with SOLID partners and other projects supported by the residents of Salt Spring.

Salt Spring continues to support goats for HIV+ mothers and in the last three years 300 goats were delivered, which has now multiplied to approximately 700 goats. This May Shirley and Lynda presented 25 goats to two groups of HIV+ mothers, who were overjoyed with this gift. The women had previously attended a workshop on the care and feeding of the goats and the goats had been examined by a vet. Read more