Agri-Treks, Kenya, Ep. 2: Change Starts with Water, Soil & Education

Rob Saik, founder and president of the Agri-Trend Group of Companies, brought along his camera on his recent trip to Kenya, which is lucky for all of us, as we get to share in the journey, see the sites and get a sense of the struggles that Saik encountered along his way. As you’ll see in the video below, Saik’s trip moves past encountering the wildlife, and moves on to begin experiencing, even by a small degree, what life is like for the people of Lodwar.

See more: See the first part of this video series here. 

In this second of three videos, chronicling Saik’s recent trip to Kenya, we begin to get a sense of just how make-shift structures can be in this region, even  the schools and latrines, how change is slowly but surely happening, and a close up look at setting up a garden. For the soil nut, Saik gives up an up-close look at the soil farmers have to work with in Kenya, how drip irrigation is set up and what a well-set up garden can look like, if it’s worked and planted in time (which isn’t always).

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