Solidaridad Stories

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    Changing gender roles in cocoa-growing communities in Sierra Leone

    12 May 2020

    Musu Boima is proud to be a role model for greater gender equity in her household following her family’s participation in Gender Model Family training.

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    How access to credit is changing lives

    23 April 2020

    Access to credit and financial management skills benefit smallholder farmers not only in their business operations, but in personal life as well.

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    Investing in a sustainable dairy industry in Tanzania

    31 March 2020

    Tanzania’s dairy market has enormous growth potential. Dairy 2025 is a pilot programme helping dairy farmers in the Tanga region adopt profitable, climate-smart methods and make the most of the cou

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    Enterprising women thrive in soy farming

    13 January 2020

    Josina Nikwaniya is a lead farmer in our gender-inclusive programme encouraging smallholders to grow soy.

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    Data diving for good

    19 December 2019

    A small army of data experts came together in London recently. They were volunteering their skills, experience and smiles for a good cause for an entire weekend.

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    Kenyan youth growing profitable seedlings business

    16 December 2019

    The 30 members of a youth group in central Kenya are running a successful vegetable nursery.

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    Revitalizing Zambia citrus production

    25 November 2019

    Thomas Zimba is a retired agriculture extension officer for the Zambian Ministry of Agriculture.

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    Balancing traditions and export crops: Aníbal’s story

    07 November 2019

    Indigenous communities in Paraguay's Dry Chaco region often struggle to make ends meet because of the extreme weather conditions.

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    Fruitful gains in Kenya’s horticultural sector

    29 October 2019

    The HortIMPACT programme trains providers of farm input services in Kenya in safe practices and links them to smallholder farmers.

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    How Solidaridad’s Impact Investment Task Force struck first deal

    17 October 2019

    Oikocredit of the Netherlands has announced a 3.15 million dollar impact investment in the award-winning Kayonza Growers Tea Factory in Uganda.

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