“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.
Happy Mother’s Day from Luz and Maria! In the face of many difficulties caused by lockdowns in Bolivia, Luz and Maria are finding time to share special moments as mother and daughter
Rosa and her children are getting their garden growing! Thanks to the support of CFTC donors, they’re growing healthy and fresh produce to feed the whole family.
Vanessa and Monenus are leading the way for girls in their community and fighting for gender equality this Women’s History Month.
“My husband used to give me money for food, but now I have my own resources to provide food for the family. I have independence.”
– Sofia, 29, Bolivia
“I think it is important that women have opportunities like this. It starts from coming together as a group. Besides the financial benefits, it helps us to break the beliefs and attitudes that women should stay at home and serve the needs of others.”
– Zenebech, Ethiopia
“My dream is to see my children become successful in their education. For this, I will do my best.”
This is the mother’s promise that Yeshi, a mother of two living in Ethiopia, has made for her children. See how she’s keeping her promise.
Prudence once thought fish farming was only for men. Then she joined an aquaculture group. Now, she sees how women can change their community.
Women farmers shared their stories of personal empowerment with Minister Marie-Claude Bibeau during a visit to the RESULT project in Ghana.