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Then and Now
Years of drought, poor farming practices, and economic collapse have caused
widespread food shortages and chronic hunger.
Training in biointensive farming has provided
nutritious food, better health, and farming skills
for life to thousands of families across 15 villages.
According to the World Health Organization,
poor nutrition is the single greatest threat
to world health.
Nutrition is a key part of our agricultural training. Families are
growing and adding new high-nutrient foods to their diets
, building health and boosting immunity to disease.
Women and girls in Africa spend
40 billion hours a year
walking for water but
crops continue to wither and die due to drought.
drilled wells in 11 villages
. Gardens are growing year-round, and women and girls have more time for farming, family and school.
Dirty water kills more people every year than
all forms of violence including war
BioSand filters are providing
with clean water and better health.
An indoor cooking fire produces about
400 cigarettes worth of smoke an hour
Outdoor rocket stoves
use less wood to produce more heat with less smoke
and protect thousands of women and girls from lung, heart, and eye diseases.
Poverty is the reason many children grow up in orphanages
or child-headed households.
We equip families to care for more than 450 orphaned children
. We train volunteers from the community and local churches to provide support for orphaned children and their caregivers.
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