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Small Business, Big Success

June 10, 2022

Six women – Angura, Rubi, Johura, Eti, Rumela and Najma – report that the first year of their first joint venture, a small vegetable farm, has been a success. Not only is there a high demand for their produce, they are also receiving kudos from their communities for their courageous initiative in a sector traditionally […]

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“Worming” Her Way To Success

December 8, 2021

As a successful farmer and businesswoman, Momotaz no longer feels the helplessness that characterized her life before she joined a women’s Self-Help Group in 2017 under the auspices of local partner SATHI. At that time her husband, an agricultural day laborer, was the only wage earner in their family of nine. Despite their poverty and […]

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Working Her Way Out of Poverty

August 3, 2021

Hasina’s constant search for ways to earn a steady income has finally met with success, now that she has joined the program run by local partner SATHI. She took out a small loan from her Self-Help Group (SHG) to start a poultry business, but opted to raise poultry in the traditional way. After struggling with […]

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Kitchen Gardens Produce During Pandemic

December 10, 2020

Moni, one of the program’s model farmers committed to organic principles, says kitchen gardening and poultry rearing are making it possible for her and others cope with the many challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic. Social distancing, lockdowns, and closed markets have severely damaged communications and livelihoods, but there’s hope at home. Moni trains other farmers […]

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Empowering Women Leads to Food Security

June 9, 2020

Traditionally, women in Kendua are not allowed to go outside the home for agriculture or any other activities, but Zahanara is breaking barriers. With the support and encouragement of her husband, she is making great strides as a model farmer, para-vet, and community influencer. On the invitation of local partner SATHI, Zahanara joined a female […]

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