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"False bananas" truly improving livelihoods in Ethiopia
W/ro* Etewaye Shegeye, is a 28 year old widow and mother of two. She has a six year old boy and a 12 year old girl. Since her husband passed away two years ago, she has had to support her family as a small-scale farmer on the 1.2 acres of land she owns.W/ro...
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Lightening the load for cereal farmers in Ethiopia
In Were Jarso district, Ethiopia, rain patterns affect harvests in different ways. Too little, irregular or too much rain, often causes the same result, lower crop yields and less food. Too much rain creates a water logging problem unique to Were Jarso and...
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Ethiopian women are improving their lives with sheep
W/ro[1] Kibe, aged 50, is a widow living in Borebore village of the Were Jarso District, Ethiopia. She has two daughters and a son. The oldest of the three children is 24 years old and the youngest is 11 years old.She has a hectare of land which she had to...
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