Volunteer Feedback – 1st Quarter 2019

Youth AgriLead – SIGNUP

Who are you?

 I am Gbenga Adeyemi, a graduate of Geology from Adekunle Ajasin University, akungba Akoko, Ondo state. I have experience in teaching students agricultural science subject for four years in the private schools. I am currently a volunteer for grooming leaders for agriculture to train school children about sustainable agricultural practice.

 How do you become a partner with GLA?

 I became partner with Grooming leaders for agriculture through volunteering programme.

What has changed since then?

 I have been able to improve on my farming skills.

Which school did you adopt for your garden project?

 I adopted God’s grace int’l school onipepeye oluwo, Ibadan.

What is your experience on the project?

 I gained practical knowledge on growing of vegetables.

What activities did you carry out in your school?

I train students how to grow organic vegetables like cucumber, tomatoes, spinach, pumpkin, and young farmers meetings.

Incorporating organic manure into soil with agricultural students

I train students how to grow organic vegetables like cucumber, tomatoes, spinach, pumpkin, and young farmers meetings.

What personal initiative did you adopt?

Reusing plastic bottles as a water droplet on crops to wet the plants, reusing of nylons to grow crops and exposing them to the purpose of SDGs so they can explore the principle behind global goals and I was able to let the students have vest and customised with GLA so they can be known to be member of GLA juniors.

What are the lessons you learned?

Leadership skills, how to write web content, entrepreneurial skills.

What are your recommendations?

My recommendation for GLA programme is to extend as many schools because the results are beyond comprehension.

Harvested Corchorus Olitorius (Ewedu) and Amaranthus Spp
Harvested Cucumbers
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