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About Maarifa Kona

About MaarifaKona

Adeso, iHub and Mastercard (AIM) consortium created two community ideas spaces in the rural counties of Marsabit and Garissa, Kenya in which the communities can explore and develop better innovative mechanisms to build resilience and preparedness in the face of drought.

We exist to :
  •   To support inventors to develop practical solutions and new
  •   ideas to prepare for and manage drought

  •   To create a new learning environment and accessible
  •   approach where people feel at ease sharing their experiences
  •   and testing their ideas.

Our focus areas include:

  •   Food security

  •   Water management

  •   Livestock protection

  •   Other interventions related to drought e.g. alternative livelihoods,
  •   early warning systems etc.

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