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Preventing Poultry Disease

February 3, 2022

Unuwas, after receiving training on vaccinating chickens against a devastating yet preventable disease, says, “Today I am very happy. I now have the answer to my questions on what kills our chickens, and I have the solution as well.” The most recent rainy season in Tanzania’s northeast was very short, causing significant reductions in farm […]

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Thriving in Place

January 7, 2022

Doña Zoila says, “I have food to eat and food to sell.” Using skills and practices she learned in workshops given by local partner INESIN, she is feeding her family a balanced diet and earning money for household needs. Soil deterioration, water pollution, drought and lack of biodiversity have sharply affected her community’s traditional dependence […]

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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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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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