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Field Story
March 8, 2017 | Newsletter
After a business skills training in Tajikistan, Hamrohkon decided to put her entrepreneurial spirit to use. She started a barber shop in her local community, and with Feed the Future training, is growing her business to employ others and inspire a new generation of women to pursue their business dreams.
Field Story
March 8, 2017 | Newsletter
Through a private sector partnership with a major agricultural company, Mozambicans like Josefina are finding quality employment opportunities that serve their communities and put them on a path to being business leaders. For Josefina, it’s also a chance for financial independence.
Field Story
March 8, 2017 | Newsletter
In this guest blog, Peace Corps Volunteer Mark Huelsenbeck shares his experience working with Pierette, a young woman in Benin who went from struggling to make ends meet to launching a Moringa product that’s become a household name. During his 3-year service, Mark worked with others in Benin through a variety of agriculture trainings.
Field Story
March 8, 2017 | Newsletter
For Beninese small-business owner Awahou, an MCC-funded project means an opportunity to grow. With increased access to credit, market information, and storage capacity, Awahou’s business is expanding and profits are increasing. For many small business owners, the access to credit is opening up new pathways to success.
Field Story
March 8, 2017 | Newsletter
In Cambodia, Feed the Future investments are building accountability between locals, institutions, and the government through community-led partnerships. These efforts, which often put trusted community leaders at the helm, are expanding the tools and opportunities for Cambodians to build a more prosperous future.
Field Story
March 8, 2017 | Newsletter
For the women in the Kamushoko Cooperative in Uganda, life has changed since they decided to act as a unit to collectively sell their produce. Now, business is thriving and profits are up. Next up: the women plan to invest in a commercial trading center to take their enterprise to the next level.
Field Story
March 8, 2017 | Newsletter
For Anita, owning land was once an unattainable goal. But after a recent Feed the Future land tenure project visited her Tanzanian community, Anita and her husband are now joint tenants of their land. That means their future is more secure and they can make long-term investments in their community.