Current Projects

Internship Program Startup

In October 2017 Kilimo Timilifu (KT) took on our first field test intern. This fellow was an acting intern in order to help us develop the program with a Tanzanian perspective & get a feel for some of the obstacles that we would encounter while running the internship program. We now feel like we have … Continue reading Internship Program Startup

Oil Milling Capacity Building

As a non-profit business, we are working toward covering all of the overhead costs of our internship and extension programs through our oil pressing business.  We are excited to be in our very first season of this business, as we work toward partnering with local farmers who grow out sunflower seed and then sell it … Continue reading Oil Milling Capacity Building

Solar Water Pumping

In 2017 Kilimo Timilifu (KT) was able to put in a hand dug well, pump and pipe line to the farm. This well has been a great blessing to help with our water needs on the farm, both for domestic needs and also for building needs. Additionally it supplies water to the village secondary school. … Continue reading Solar Water Pumping

Two Staff Homes

Since 2015 Kilimo Timilifu (KT) Admin and Supervisory Staff have been living in rented village homes. These homes have costly upkeeps and rising rent prices. Money could be saved in the long run if KT could build houses for its staff on KT property. Cost per house $27,000 USD. While the need is for 5 … Continue reading Two Staff Homes

Motorcycle Project

Our Agricultural Extension program is far reaching into many villages. Nearly all of these villages are beyond walking distance for our two trainers. Kilimo Timilifu (KT) would like to purchase of a 150cc motorcycle to alleviate the travel expenses of hiring drives and motorcycles to transport our trainers. Total cost is $2,730 USD for a … Continue reading Motorcycle Project

Truck Project

Our Agricultural Extension program is far reaching into many villages. Nearly all of these villages are beyond walking distance of local farmers to carry their crops. In order to expand our reach to help local farmers in these far villages, Kilimo Timilifu (KT) needs to purchase a 3 ton Mitsubishi Canter truck to alleviate the … Continue reading Truck Project