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A woman in Makima area of Mbeere fights poverty by fish farming

10, Oct 2014

Given the aridity of Mbeere District in Embu county,, poverty levels are high and limited income generating projects only serve to worsen the situation. But one woman in Makima area of Mbeere is fighting the odds and trying to uplift herself from poverty. Rhoda Mwende is trying her hand at fish farming and so far enjoying the proceeds from her four fish ponds. Carol Nderi reports on this venture on a rather unpopular area