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Help Haitians Grow Crops Affordably

 
$1,330
$22,200
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Summary

The food crisis in Haiti is an urgent plea for more food. A seed bank enables Haitian communities to plant inexpensive, quality seeds and grow food to feed their families sustainably for years.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

The Young Peasants from Belfonten (AJPB) depend on vegetable production for their livelihood. Farmers have had to buy seeds at triple the cost of the crops they sold. This is a problem for farmers who pay more for the seeds than they earn from harvested crops.The 500 members of AJPB want to improve the crops with a seed bank to give them access to inexpensive, quality seeds. AJPB will sell affordable seeds to Belfonten’s farmers and enable them to feed their families and sell crops at a profit.

How will this project solve this problem?

With your help, Lambi Fund will buy the members seeds and tools, help build the seed bank, and provide sustainable agriculture training. Haitians will have access to reasonably priced food that they grow themselves.

Potential Long Term Impact

With the extra income provided by the sale of vegetables at market, an entire community organization will be self-sufficient. The food will feed families and the profits from the sales will improve their livelihood for years to come.

Funding Information

This project has been retired and is no longer accepting donations.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).

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Organization

Lambi Fund of Haiti

Washington, DC, United States
http://www.lambifund.org

Project Leader

Marie Marthe Saint Cyr

Executive Director
Port au Prince, Haiti

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