Madam Nwabi’s homegrown pesticide

“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.”

A woman sits in a canoe on the water, paddling and looking into the camera

Leaders in the Field: Investing in agriculture is the key to empowering women and climate resilience

A woman stands in her field of crops

100 Women Strong

“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