Food is so much more than just a meal to eat. Food ranges from agricultural activities, to gardens, to traditional knowledge. All these aspects of food can help change the future for children.
“My crops were green and free from pest, leading to an increase in my yields. With the knowledge I received from training by RAINS, coupled with the use of natural pest control, I got up to five bags of maize per acre. Normally I get two or three bags. Also, it did not cost me any extra funds to prepare the natural pest control solution.”
Two new projects, CLIMATE and SHINE, will advance women’s agricultural participation in Ethiopia and Ghana.
“I know my income sources have reduced because of COVID-19 and I may struggle sometimes to provide all that she needs for schooling, but I will never compromise on Ayisha’s education,” Mariama told us with great determination.
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