Why Growing More Isn’t Enough for Cacao Farmers Living in Poverty

I recently visited Western Uganda, as part of the process of designing a project to help farmers improve their production of cacao, as well as family food security. (Wondering the difference between “cacao” and “cocoa”? This article explains it well.) We often get to hear about how our work – and your support – makes […]

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Reflections on Resilience

LWR has a long history of development programming aimed at building the resilience of vulnerable communities affected by multiple shocks and stressors, such as natural disasters, conflict, and climate change and variability. This monthly blog series, Reflections on Resilience, will examine emerging issues, innovative approaches and new resources in resilience work. It seeks to stimulate learning, […]

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Inspiring Women Leaders in Honduras

This project, which was originally featured in the February 2015 issue of the Feed the Future monthly newsletter, highlights the challenges faced by women farmers in Honduras and how your support helps to promote gender inclusiveness in agriculture. As we celebrate Women’s History Month, Lutheran World Relief gives thanks for your support, which allows us to […]

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Celebrating International Women’s Day – Meet the Women Farmers of PRADAN

March 8 is International Women’s Day (IWD). Throughout the month of March, celebrate IWD with Lutheran World Relief. Visit lwr.org/women for free resources to share with your family and friends how your support uplifts women around the world.  You may already know about the amazing women of the PRADAN project in Bihar, India – especially if […]

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Celebrating International Women’s Day – Meet Noali and Lankwande

March 8 is International Women’s Day (IWD). Throughout the month of March, celebrate IWD with Lutheran World Relief. Visit lwr.org/women for free resources to share with your family and friends how your support uplifts women around the world.  Lankwande and Noali live in the village of Piaga in Burkina Faso. Over the past several years, a […]

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Celebrating International Women’s Day – Meet Maria

March 8 is International Women’s Day (IWD). Throughout the month of March, celebrate IWD with Lutheran World Relief. Visit lwr.org/women for free resources to share with your family and friends how your support uplifts women around the world.  Maria del Cid Aguilar is a coffee farmer who lives in the community of Las Marias, in El […]

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