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.
OUR IMPACT IN 2022
individuals directly and indirectly benefited from food self-sustainability development programs in Zambia and Sierra Leone
Give a Person Cassava and Groundnuts and They Eat for Day; Teach Them How to Grow It, and They Eat (and Feed Their Children) For Their Lifetime
It may a be well-known cliché that if you give a person a fish he eats for a day, but teach them how to fish and they eat for their lifetime. However, that doesn’t make it any less true. And the same goes for planting, gardening and farming, especially for hardworking...
Agricultural Training Program for Youth in Sierra Leone Inspires Many to Grow and Sell Produce to Support Their Families
Agriculture, notes the World Bank, already Africa’s largest employer, provides the most immediate means of stimulating economic growth and employment for young people, but significant challenges remain. “To realize this potential, farming must shift rapidly from its...
Agricultural Support Program in Sierra Leone is Transforming Lives for Women Farmers, Their Families and Their Communities
According to the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the World Bank in 2014, women in sub-Saharan Africa “produce up to 80 percent of foodstuffs for household consumption and sale in local markets.” Today, not much has changed in the subsequent...