How Solidaridad’s Impact Investment Task Force struck first deal
Oikocredit of the Netherlands has announced a 3.15 million dollar impact investment in the award-winning Kayonza Growers Tea Factory in Uganda.
Women’s society in rural Sri Lanka creates impact through improved access to water
In Solidaridad’s current project “Reaching the Unreached” in the Matale District in Sri Lanka, we work together with the local community in the rural village of Wanaraniya on renovating existing wa
‘Green’ leaves in your tea
Arnoldo Holzmeister recently gained Rainforest Alliance certification along with 112 other smallholders who grow tea in north-eastern Argentina.
Linking women farmers to high-value markets in South Africa
Nomxolisi Mathe is one of 105 female farmers taking part in Solidaridad’s Farmer2Market project in South Africa. As a horticulture farmer in Putfontein, a village east of Johannesburg, Ms.
Advocating for more leadership positions occupied by women in their communities
Many roles in family businesses are still assigned on the basis of gender in South America: it is believed that women are not strong enough to work the land, or are ill-suited for finance, negotiat
Enhancing landscape management practices through productivity
The lower Kafue sub-basin lies to the west of Mazabuka District in the eastern part of Zambia.
The girl who fought back - Shumi's story
From a destructive marriage as a child and limited opportunities to become an entrepreneur, Shumi’s life has been no ordinary journey.
Smallholder oil palm production in Honduras: A model for sustainable livelihoods and landscapes
When hurricane Fifi-Orlene hit Honduras in 1974 whole communities were wiped out, as well as an the country's banana crop, leaving the economy shattered. Nearly five decades later we look at how th
Smallholder oil palm producers contributing to peace and sustainability in Colombia
Farmers in Tumaco, Colombia, have been cultivating oil palm since the 1960s.
India steps up to make leather production more sustainable
The city of Kanpur, India, at the borders of the Ganges, hosts a lively tannery industry, employing 50,000 people directly and 250,000 indirectly.