Tharaka Green Gold (TGG)

Thematic Area: Civil Society Development (CSD)
Funded by: IAS K & Other Partners
Project Location: Tharaka
Project Status: Ongoing
Project Lead: Jonah Cherutich

The Tharaka Green Gold is a Community Based Organization working in Tharaka South and Tharaka North Sub Counties in Tharaka Nithi County. It was established in 2008, registered as a Self Help Group in 2013 and in 2015 it was elevated and registered as Community Based Organization (CBO) with 8 Self Help Groups affiliated to it all spread in both Tharaka North and Tharaka South Sub Counties. 

Tharaka Green Gold partnered with IAS K in the year 2014 in building the capacities of Manyirani farmers on farm produce value addition for income and food security. Through the partnership, TGG has realized a functional local cottage industry which has contributed to general development of the CBO through which more partners including Plan International, United States Kenya Embassy, County Governments among others have now
shown interest in working with TGG.

Photo - Water level at 1 of 4 water pans - Hellen_s farm - established by the project in Nthoa Clutser 3-8-2019. There is still water 4 months on. (Project Area) (1)

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