Project for enhancing Livelihood in Coffee Growing Areas( PELCA)

Implemented since 2021 with support from Tudor Trust through a consortium of 4 organisations implementing agro-ecology with small
holder farmers in Kiambu and Muranga Counties.

The project implementing partners are Resources Oriented Development Initiatives (RODI), Youth Action for Rural
Development (YARD), Organic Agriculture Centre of Kenya (OACK) and Community Sustainable Development
Empowerment Programme (COSDEP).

The project aims at contributing to Improved livelihood among smallholder farmers and youth in coffee-producing
areas through food security, value addition, cottage industries and marketing
The project is being implemented in Muranga and Kiambu County targeting 600 small holder farmers and 100

The project expected Outcomes are:
1. Diversified food and income enterprises among small holder coffee farmers
2. Enhanced conservation of environment and water catchment areas within the coffee growing areas of Kiambu
and Muranga counties
3. Increased income by improving quality and quantity of coffee production among small holder coffee farmers
4. Increased youth employment creation
5. Increased capacity for project stakeholders and small holder coffee farmers in influencing the coffee sector