RHYCO Chicken Coop Project

This project will teach animal husbandry and business training to children at the RHYCO Safe House & Drop-In Centre and help to improve the centre’s feeding program.
The Problem

Located in the Kawangware Slum, the RHYCO Safe House & Drop-In Centre gives children a safe place away from the dangers of the street and the abuses of home life. The property currently has a small chicken coop with 5 chicks and 17 chickens they use for food and teaching. The coop, however, is very small and in poor shape. The RHYCO team has expressed interest in expanding this chicken coop for better care of the animals and improved sustainability.

The Project

This project will reconstruct a new chicken coop big enough for 100 chickens, 10 rabbits, 4 guinea fowls, 3 ducks, and 2 turkeys. It will provide protein for the children, and teach them a variety of life skills, including:

  • Animal husbandry: Caring for the animals and keeping the coop clean to prevent diseases.
  • Basic business training: Teaching the children how to pick, count, and weigh eggs, calculate the costs when selling at the market, manage inventory, and handle customers.
How Your Gift Helps!

Your gift will teach 85 children important life skills and help improve the diets of 104 children at the RHYCO Safe House & Drop-In Centre.

The current chicken coop. Most of these materials will be recycled to build the new chicken coop.

100% Of Your Donation

will be used to improve the lives of at-risk children in Kenya, thanks to some generous donors who pay all our overhead.

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The total cost of this project is $5,881. Thank you for your support.

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International Needs Canada is a charitable Christian organization with a global network of 34 partner countries. Our approach to development relies on the empowerment of indigenous leaders to bring about change in their local communities. We focus primarily on the empowerment of vulnerable children through education, health and wellness, character development, and skills training.

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