We Are AGRISS

Agriculture Improvement Support Services (AGRISS) is a registered NGO in Kenya founded in 2015 based in Rodi Kopany, Homabay County. Its operational area spans in six counties of Homabay, Migori, Kisumu, Siaya, Busia and Vihiga. 

Our objective is to improve the health and Nutrition of HIV affected and at risk populations through sustainable agricultural practices. We reach out to communities with practical trainings on nutrition sensitive sustainable agriculture. Currently the we have 12 FFS in Homabay and have worked with over 30 groups in Migori County (Rongo, Awendo and Uriri Sub- Counties). We work with community based field facilitators to reach out to the groups.

Vision
Equity and Wellness
Equitable and wellbeing society is what we envision at AGRISS. We belive that through proper farming techniques, we build society that is self-sufficient.

Mission
Improved livelihood
To contribute to economic, health, social and environmental wellbeing of communities in realizing strategic food security and achieving long-term growth and sustainability”

Values
Our Beliefs
We are guided by a set of values as outlined; household centered, Honesty and integrity, Transparency and accountability, Team work, Professionalism and Non-discriminative

Meet the Board Members

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George Otieno Cottina

BOARD CHAIRMAN
Home economist and MA in PPM. Currently a freelance consultant in Project Planning and management in several organizations in Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania and south Asian especially on institutional capacity building. Previously was coordinating Projects with organizations including German Agro Action, Pact Kenya.
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Moses Otieno Owino

BOARD TREASURER
An Agronomist who also holds an MBA (Strategic management). Long time agriculture manager in Sugar subsector which spans over 15 years. Currently is the Strategic and Communication Manager with Mumias Sugar Co. Ltd
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Daniel Gor Nyambok

BOARD SECRETARY
An agronomist who also holds Masters in Project Planning and Management. Has experience in project management which spans for over 10 years. He has been involved in community development work with a focus on food security; livelihood systems, Project Management, Monitoring and Evaluation.
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Dr. Paul Otieno Abuom

BOARD MEMBER
A lecturer in the department of Environment and Natural Resource Management at Maseno University. Has interests in Gender and environment which he also offers consultancies to several leading organizations including NGOs
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Ms Ruth Omollo

BOARD MEMBER
She is a seasoned Agronomist currently working with Oluch Kimira Smallholder Irrigation Project

Our Objectives

We offer training programs to equip farmers with knowledge and skills on sustainable agriculture practices, farming as a business, nutrition and gardening.

We hope to achieve the following:
 To Improve sustainable agriculture practices
 To Improve household food security situation
 To Improve the household nutrition status

Our Partners

We partner with various like minded organizations to help us achieve
our goals and objectives within the communities in which we work