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A Good Year Despite the Pandemic

March 16, 2021

George is a community promoter who has been with the Rio Coco program since 2017. Despite the challenges of the pandemic, he says, “I feel that I have been very blessed. I’ve had food in the house, income from the sale of rice and other produce, and the security of a farm and a home […]

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Women’s Success Decreases Domestic Abuse

March 9, 2021

Domestic violence is on the rise around the world – yet another side effect of the COVID-19 pandemic.  However, women in West Pokot are reporting a reduction in what is known locally as “home feuds.” Women are being empowered as part of their agricultural and business efforts.  This is bringing about a notable reduction in […]

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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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