Our Vision for Agriculture

At Bread and Water for Africa® we realize the critical need for agriculture and successful farming practices for families to be able to feed their children, and perhaps even have a surplus left over to sell at the local market.

THE CHALLENGES

Lack of food security is a major problem in sub-Saharan Africa where millions of children go hungry every day. Malnutrition is linked to nearly half of all childhood deaths causing children to be smaller and more likely to die from ordinary infections and have poor brain development. Many farmers struggle to grow enough food for their families on their small tracts of land, and the situation is made worse by severe and lengthy droughts affecting the continent.

WHAT Bread and Water for Africa® IS DOING

We support programs that assist small farmers,  who are frequently women, by teaching them best practices, providing them with seeds and seedlings, and in some cases purchasing their crops which gives them a steady source of income.

WHERE AND WHO WE WORK WITH

Africa remains the continent with the largest food-deficit in the world, with one-third of its people suffering from malnutrition. See how our programs are ending hunger and increasing self sufficiency and food security…

 

Our partners include:

OUR IMPACT IN 2017

local farmers were trained in cattle feeding, calf rearing, milking and milk hygiene, and Napier grass management through the Baraka Farm Practical Dairy Training Program in Eldoret, Kenya.

female farmers received training and supplies from Faith Healing Development Organization in Sierra Leone to establish small farming operations which sustained their basic needs.

Latest News/Blogs

“Woha (Water) for Kombolcha” 5K Run/Walk!

A serious drought is having “immense impact” on people’s lives and livelihoods in Ethiopia, stated a United Nation Emergency Relief Coordinator who visited the country in January. The UN News Service reported that Ethiopian farmers are “still living on the brink…and...

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