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12: Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns

Clean drinking water transforms communities in Ghana

Clean drinking water transforms communities in Ghana

The urgent need to stop a major cholera outbreak prompted the Sisters of St Louis to find funding for a filtered water project. What they didn't expect was for clean water to transform their community in so many other ways.

Eco-friendly farming with renewable energy in rural Zambia

Eco-friendly farming with renewable energy in rural Zambia

Reaching out to women in the rural areas, the Mother Earth Centre promotes improved nutrition and self sustainability through multiple projects. In this photo, farmers are cultivating moringa powder.

Sr. Susan is project director of a 70-acre farm.

Sr. Susan is project director of a 70-acre farm.

The project demonstrates sustainable ecofriendly farming leading to food security in the region.

Sr. Catherine teaches young boys about sustainable agriculture and farming

Sr. Catherine teaches young boys about sustainable agriculture and farming

SLDI Mentee Sr. Catherine Wanza creates a biogas digester plant at the Ukweli Home of Hope. It saves on utility costs and allows her to teach boys from the streets of Nairobi about sustainable agriculture and farming.

Sister Rose initiates a high yielding mushroom project.

Sister Rose initiates a high yielding mushroom project.

Sr. Rose is training communities around the area to engage in mushroom farming as a means to supplement their nutrition and generate income.

Sr. Susan Wanjiru and SLDI alumnae direct a dairy farming project

Sr. Susan Wanjiru and SLDI alumnae direct a dairy farming project

Sr. Leul Teklay engages in a biogas project in an effort to fight climate change and cut down cost of living for her community.

Sr. Leul Teklay engages in a biogas project in an effort to fight climate change and cut down cost of living for her community.

By carrying out this project, it reduces our cost, since we do not buy cooking gas, milk and manure. Through this means, we also protect the environment.