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Interview with drip kit farmer:

Farmer appeared committed and showed interest in the drip kit

Reliable water - shallow well and perennial river.

Purchased a treadle pump - conveyance challenge addressed.

Farmer replaced the 180 litre tank with a 1000 litre tank.

Farmer grows vegetables all year round.

Crops in the garden included tomato cabbage, melons, egg plant

Increased interaction and sharing knowledge with other farmers (Contact farm).

Raised income for Secondary school fees & purchase inputs for dryland farming.

Practise organic farming (manure –cattle & poultry, compost, companion crops, mexican merigold, khakibush- nematodes & red spider  - reducing input costs

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