Homa Bay – We will Fail Our Way to Success!

CIS agricultural associate Agwa Brian visited Homa Bay last month. There is great potential in the county’s agricultural sector, yet most have not been tapped to its level best. Many residents are not aware of the best farming techniques, or the most productive seeds to use. That’s why, during Agwa’s visit, he took precious time to conduct workshop and share …

First Harvest in Nakuru

CIS ends November with a strong performance – earlier this week we have seen the first harvest in Nakuru. This positive result reflects the continual successful implementation of CIS’s focus on agriculture, and reaffirms CIS’s transaction from a local venture to leading agri-solution provider for private schools. Whether it is the tropical Homa Bay, the metropolitan Nairobi, or the mountainous …

CIS and Uhuru Kenyatta’s Vision

If you are an East African / Kenyan, you must have heard of the Big Four Agenda by president Uhuru Kenyatta. For so long, CIS has been fighting for the same goal that Mr. Uhuru advocates. Everyone can grow vegetables. But to grow marvelous, high-yielding vegetables, scientific knowledge is important. By providing our private schools a proven research-backed means to …

What Makes You Happy?

85% of the people in this world hate their jobs. Yes – 85%! When you look around, 9 out of 10 of your neighbors are spending 9 hours a day doing something they hate. At CIS, we do things that we enjoy, and we are driven by heart. Who traveled 7 hours from one city to another within a day and …

Bridging International Resources between Europe and Kenya

Invest in CIS, because we make good use of your money and resources! In 2016, when the western world is still putting an unreasonable premium on African investment due to lack of local knowledge, CIS has already set base in Kenya. With a ground team composed of experienced Kenyans, CIS identifies areas which we can support, and pull resources from …

CIS Heroes

In August 2018, 3 new blood joined CIS under an industrial attachment program that we have with Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology: Agwa Brian, Chepkirui Herine and Victor Chege. A lot of doors have been opened because of them. CIS expanded to a new school in Nakuru; CIS have the opportunity to partner with other agricultural societies for …

We don’t plant seeds in the sacks, we plant seeds in the minds

CIS staff conducted a capacity building session with teachers and students with our partner school in Nairobi. The comprehensive training session lasted for 2 days, covering all topics related to sack gardening. To most students living in slum area attending informal private schools, their world is confined to the slum they live in. They lack a role model, and CIS …

Solar 4 Schools!!!

Solar power products have been booming in Kenya for years. There are solar-enabled cell phone charging stations, lightning and radio supply systems in remote Kenya, where electric grid cannot reach. Unfortunately, most such products are targeting households or individuals, very few of them have built a product especially for schools. The one (solar product) we are currently using is for …