Starting a micro
• Addressing hunger (food security)
• Introducing new crops
• Malaria prevention
• Village clean up and building toilets
• Building fences and animal pens
• The village of Fiarenena
• Solar cookers for Madagascar
• Improving cook stoves to reduce deforestation • Pictures of imporved cook stoves in action
Making the bricks: As a corner stone
of Zahana’s approach villagers contribute their labor and locally
available materials to all the projects. The bricks for the school and
the communal rice storage facility were made by the villagers on site.
Planting for the future: Fruit
trees were panted as past of the living fence of the schoolyard.
Reforestation is the next logical step, since firewood for cooking
is in high demand.
Improving overall health: A two-day
village wide clean up was organized to eliminate diseases like Tungaiasis
(transmitted by fleas living in the dust).
Improving overall health: Children and adults have been examined by volunteer doctors joining Zahana on a special visit.|
Improving overall health: mosquito nets have been distributed in the village to prevent Malaria.
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