fbpx

Sort by category

Small Business, Big Success

June 10, 2022

Six women – Angura, Rubi, Johura, Eti, Rumela and Najma – report that the first year of their first joint venture, a small vegetable farm, has been a success. Not only is there a high demand for their produce, they are also receiving kudos from their communities for their courageous initiative in a sector traditionally […]

Read more

Working the Land Instead of for “The Man”

April 13, 2022

Mr. Touch’s life changed for the better – way better – when he asked himself a direct question: “What would happen if, instead of working 8-10 hours a day for someone else, I put in that same amount of time working for myself on my land, and could be with my family instead of so […]

Read more

Building a Future Through Training & Support

March 1, 2022

The first thing Josefa does each morning after rising, praying, preparing breakfast and cleaning the house is to look over her garden. She spends most of her day tending her vegetables because they allow her to give her children nutritious meals, and whatever she brings in at the local farmers market from selling her surplus […]

Read more

Overheard At The Canning Workshop

Anyone who has ever taken part in a group activity like preparing food knows that the best part is the conversation and camaraderie as people peel, chop, mix, and package. A recent vegetable canning workshop given by local partner INESIN was no different. Seven women and four youngsters worked together preserving pickled chilies, hot sauce […]

Read more

Poultry and Produce To Go!

September 21, 2021

Restrictions during COVID have prompted an innovation that makes the future look brighter for participating farmers: collective sales of produce. This successful program involves 196 advanced farmers, more than half of whom are women, divided into nine groups of between 10 and 35 each. Seven Community Agriculture Business Advisors (CABAs) provide regular coaching and share […]

Read more

A Lasting Impact Part 4: Kenya Bamba

June 29, 2021

The very first program funded by Growing Hope Globally was located in Bamba, Kenya. It began in 2001, implemented by World Renew and local partner Anglican Development Services – Pwani. Twenty years later, residents of Bamba are still seeing the lasting impact. The following are just a few examples: Christine Back in 2003, Christine was […]

Read more

Calamities Recede Thanks to Vegetable Farming

May 17, 2021

Out from under a pile of debt thanks to his successful vegetable farming operations, Mr. Khurkun is a happy man. As often happens with people of slender means, one calamity followed another in his life. A while back, he lost most of the land he farmed when the government built an irrigation canal. What was […]

Read more

Greenhouse Makes a Difference During Pandemic

March 9, 2021

Juana says “I feel happy about the work we do because, even during this pandemic, I can grow enough food – good food – and keep my family safe and healthy.” She and her husband, Jacinto, have always been resourceful. When they married, they opened a small grocery out of their home, and with hard […]

Read more

Home Gardens: A Blessing During the Pandemic

December 16, 2020

The fear and disruption of COVID-19 and the rising violence against women and girls has made their lives much harder than they already were, but one thing is making them a little easier: home gardens. Early on Judith, a farmer and local leader, stood out as someone keenly interested in learning about environmentally sensitive food […]

Read more

Experience and Initiative to the Rescue

While many program activities have been canceled because of the pandemic, practices that participants have already adopted are helping to keep them afloat during these most challenging times. In June 2020, local partner INESIN paid a masked and socially-distanced visit to Manuela’s village. Manuela invited them to see how her greenhouse is working for her. […]

Read more

Next Page »

×