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Adopting All the Skills

January 7, 2022

You’d have to search far and wide before finding a more determined farmer than Lucy. Since joining her village’s Farmer Field School, she has started implementing all the new practices she’s been exposed to thus far. These include establishing a multi-story kitchen garden, building a large outdoor dish rack to improve household sanitation, erecting a […]

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A Fresh Outlook for Francis

September 21, 2021

You might hardly recognize Francis if you’d known him before he joined the program. He is now a successful farmer and president of his Farmers Group, but he and his family previously lived a hand-to-mouth existence and were at a loss as to how to get ahead. When he got wind of opportunities to learn […]

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New Farming Techniques Transform Livelihoods

December 2, 2020

Turns out shyness is no reason not to succeed as a farmer. Farming is the sole livelihood of Eras, his wife and four children. Until recently, he depended on traditional farming practices to cultivate ginger, rice, and broom: a lot of hard work with low returns. He knew he needed to improve his farming methods, […]

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Women Flourish as Livestock Service Providers

October 9, 2020

When Saroj first learned about an opportunity to become a livestock private service provider through the program, she thought it would be a great opportunity to improve her family’s circumstances. She already raised goats, and believed she could put her skills and experience to good use. However, even though Saroj’s husband, a daily wage laborer, […]

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