The orphanage is the centerpiece for an exciting new project.
The project creates a cycle of life farm system that will be a prototype for self sustaining missions around the world. The system integrates aquaponics with agriculture. We have built a greenhouse that houses aquaponics , contains birthing chambers for Tilapia fish, and serves as a training center.
The 3 grow-out tanks will serve to farm thousands of fish. The 15 raised beds are the initial steps in growing fresh vegetables that are fertilized from the waste water of the fish in combination with the composte material already being collected. Chickens are being raised for consumption and egg laying as part of the cycle of life.
Our goal is to raise the level of nutrition for the kids, create a marketable industry within the orphanage that brings income, and develop a training center for missionaries around the world.