Thursday, May 15, 2008

UPEI Interns will travel to Kenya in June for 3 months

Four UPEI interns will spend June, July and August working on Farmers Helping Farmers projects in Kenya. Two interns will work with and teach the community members how to set up a bookkeeping system to help track their profits and expenditures and the other two interns will work with the communities to assess the diet of the children, identify the key deficiencies, and advise on diet changes, including which crops to grow.The two bookkeeping interns are Billy MacDonald and Bobby Cameron; the two nutrition interns are Doreen Pippy and Sharla Goodwin. They will be accompanied by Teresa Mellish and Colleen Walton for the first three weeks. This photo shows Billy MacDonald (left) with Bobby Cameron and Dr. John van Leeuwen, President of Farmers Helping Farmers.