Teddy trucking with 440,000 Seedballs from the Chardust factory to the Chyulus and surrounding areas for distribution by the David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust and their partner schools in the area. The students will learn about ecology and take part in reforestation and distribute Seedballs in nearby damaged natural environments.
October 2016 - June 2019
Finalist at The Index Awards 2019 in Copenhagen.
Seedballs Kenya made it to the finalist stage of 42 initiatives out of the 1,800 that were nominated for The Index Project 2019 Design award.
September 2018 - the lower branches of the sesbania have been pruned for fodder and the community has begun harvesting grass and sesbania seeds to sell to the neighbors.
Assisted FMNR demonstration site in
Matuu, Machakos County with Seedballs Kenya
Nov 2017 - Nov 2018
Even in dry, arid areas prone to drought & over grazing, direct seeding with Seedballs ensures long healthy tap roots that go deep into the ground-
(compared to using plastic seedling bags which constrict the roots to within the bag).
A deep, healthy root system allows a stronger plant which is more drought resistent and which can
withstand extremes of temperature and grazing.
HEALTHY ROOT SYSTEMS WITH SEEDBALLS
SAY NO TO PLASTIC BAGS FOR PLANTING
REHABILITATION OF DENUDED LAND MADE POSSIBLE:
NDIVUNI, MACHAKOS COUNTY
World Vision Kenya & WASH Alliance