S39 Academy of Permaculture
25th June 2021

First works at Budumba

paul ogola permaculture teacher

Works were interrupted by the requirement to return home to Northern Kenya however works at Budumba managed to complete 9 of the planned 14 days making a strong start at the site. I asked Paul how they had been received by the neighbours.

At first they’re afraid to come and join me but me as the team leader I just think beyond the curtain and I started applying my knowledge focusing the permaculture principle one, and I ended up winning the villagers and they start coming, joining us both the adult and children, so now they’re understanding the center and they promised me if I went back to Uganda they will call the leader for agriculture to come and meet me. Lastly I clear a good ground for the project.

Paul Odiwour Ogola

Meanwhile, this was received today from Mbale and our friends at Mount Elgon Coffee and Honey Co-operative, enjoying the yield from the keyhole bed constructed on an informal workshop led by Paul back in January. Not bad for 2 months growing!

Keyhole bed Mbale
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