Nurisha Gaia Limited is a registered enterprise with the aim of promoting organic farming through permaculture as a viable solution to many of the environmental, economic and social challenges facing East Africa. Permaculture is an ethical design science that links indigenous knowledge with new scientific findings in ecology, agriculture, energy, environmental sustainability and community development. Permaculture design and ethics are a key part of the institutes work, we promote a whole-systems, bottom-up approach to development based on the permaculture ethics of Earth Care, People Care and Fair Distribution of resources. Recognition and respect for the value of indigenous knowledge in building a truly sustainable and equitable development is at the core of all our work.
Our MISSION is to promote a permaculture whole systems approach to building empowered, climate resilient, healthy and food secure East African communities
Our VISION is community-led development towards a sustainable future that has the permaculture ethics of care of the earth, care of people and fair distribution of resources at its core.
Nurisha Gaia’s work is based on the foundational ethics of permaculture of Earth Care, People Care and Fair Distribution of Resources. In addition to this, Nurisha has a set of principles/ shared values which help to guide our work and help us continuously assess ourselves against what really matters to us.
Consultancy in Permaculture Design
according to Bill Mollison is the conscious design and maintenance of agriculturally
productive ecosystems which have the diversity, stability, and resilience of
natural ecosystems. We help our
clients in designing the land and suggesting where specific projects should be
implemented, what type of crops and trees to plant, where to build dams if need
On and Offsite training in permaculture
covers topics such as introduction to permaculture, food security, soil health,
seed saving techniques, food forests and zoning just to mention a few.
We also help
our clients set up kitchen gardens and provide follow up visits on implemented
projects to ensure their sustainability.
Water and soil analysis in through our trusted service providers
farming takes place, we have to ensure that the soil and water to be used is
good in order to maximize on productivity and correct whatever needs to be
corrected. We help the clients with sampling before sending the samples to our
service providers who will analysie the same and send it reports with
Meet our team
Veolyne works as our events and
programs coordinator. Very passionate about Agro-ecological gardening,SheIs
the point of contact for anyone planning a visit at Nurisha Farm.
Bornface joined Nurisha Farm in 2017 as an apprentice
in Permaculture. After a year, he had his PDC at Dryland Natural Resources
Centre. He worked as a landscape gardener at Hospitality facility in Laikipia
for a while before joining us again. With the experience Bornface would devise
and refine the vision for the centre
Hilary as a Permaculture practioner both at Nurisha Gaia
Farm and outside has trained more than 300 students and has helped many
clirlents set up kitchen garden in the outskirts of Nairobi.
Rose has worked at Nurisha as a Seniour Chef as well
as practicing Permaculture. She is a specialist in Making ointments, extracting
oils and making handmade soaps. She has taught quite many youths and women in
communities to how to make soaps. Rose looks after our herbs ensures they are
well dried and maintains great customer relations .