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Emergency Inputs and Training Got Them Through

February 3, 2022

Domingo expressed his gratitude for the emergency inputs and training support he received as a drought devastated the July-November 2021 planting cycle, adding, “We really needed it.” At 63, Domingo knows well the ups and downs of farming, having worked in agriculture since he began herding cattle at age 7. Even so, the drought that […]

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Savings Groups Meet with Success

May 17, 2021

Last year Gladis attended – with skepticism – a meeting about Savings and Internal Lending Communities (SILC) supported by local partner Fundación San Lucas. This year, after seeing what her SILC allowed her to accomplish, that skepticism is gone. “It has been a wonderful experience,” she says, “and there are lots of women and men […]

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Going Organic with Traditional Grains

October 8, 2019

Growing traditional cereal crops using organic farming practices is allowing Chinna, his wife, Maremma, and their eight children to feel greater food security even during frequent droughts. Prior to joining the program, the family grew cotton for income. Increasing drought meant their yields didn’t bring in enough to support the farm and household. The program […]

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