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Many Hands Make Light Work

February 22, 2022

The youth of a farmers group in one village set up a kuu to build a food storage facility in their community. And just what is a kuu, you ask? Anyone who’s participated in (or heard about) a barn raising, quilting bee or Habitat for Humanity project will immediately understand the concept of the Liberian […]

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Success with Sustainable Farming Practices

August 2, 2021

Mr. Gajithiren originally practiced conventional farming with only modest success. After taking advantage of the many training opportunities offered by local partner CHETHANA, he has become passionate about organic farming and shares what he knows with his neighbors. He owns three cows which provide him with milk and fertilizer and grows many different types of […]

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Cereal Banks Prepare For The Lean Period

July 9, 2021

While it is still early in this new program, and though the Far North region of Cameroon is in the midst of the annual June-September lean period, local partner RELUFA’s past experience indicates that increasing the number of grain banks will strengthen the food security of participants. The goal is to have enough stored grain […]

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Iowa church sows seeds of hope through longtime partnership

June 10, 2021

Almost 20 years ago, some members of First Presbyterian Church in Conrad, Iowa, heard a presentation about a program in which U.S. farmers and churches team up to raise money to help subsistence farmers in various parts of the world. Arlyn Schipper, a member who also happens to be a farmer, “looked at me after the meeting […]

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Higher Profits, Healthier Families

January 20, 2021

Mr. Ramaiah used to grow mainly chilies and water-guzzling cotton. Unpredictable weather patterns and traditional agriculture practices often left him with low yields, causing him to have to borrow money to pay for fertilizer, pest management and seeds so he could keep trying. His poor results, coupled all too frequently with unsatisfactory market prices, meant […]

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