Donate an Ox: Help Improve Crop Productivity

 
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  • Donate an Ox: Help Improve Crop Productivity has made updates to their project page.
    • 6 months ago
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  • Donate an Ox: Help Improve Crop Productivity posted a progress report
    Plowing Forward To Improve Food Security
    By - Marie Marthe Saint Cyr - Executive Director
    I still remember looking at the farmers with hoes on their shoulders in the early morning hours, trying to get to their field to till the soil pending the first drop of rain to layer their first seeds.  It is the begining of a new season.  Today, with the help of many of you they are walking the oxen that will do...
    • 8 months ago
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  • Donate an Ox: Help Improve Crop Productivity posted a progress report
    Boula: A Deserving Community of Farmers
    By - Marie Marthe Saint Cyr - Executive Director
    The Lambi Fund of Haiti is improving crop productivity in Boula.  When I went to Boula, I saw many farmers working with their hoes turning the soil to prepare it for the planting season, coinciding with the rainy season.  It seemed like an endless journey to get their acreage tilled.  By the end of the day,...
    • 11 months ago
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  • Donate an Ox: Help Improve Crop Productivity has received 8 donations
    • 1 year ago
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  • Donate an Ox: Help Improve Crop Productivity posted a progress report
    More Oxplow projects: Responding to food security
    By - Marie Marthe Saint Cyr - Executive Director
    The Lambi Fund continues to expand the capacity of rural farmers to bridge the gap by increasing production of Food as GWOFAMIL moves forward providing services to its mebership and the community to plow nearly double the field worked on previous year.  Our new Oxplow project is the Society for Agricultural development...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Donate an Ox: Help Improve Crop Productivity posted a progress report
    Oxplow in Women Group Makes a Difference
    By - Marie Marthe Saint Cyr - Executive Director
    Ox-Plow and Community Credit Fund: Gwoup Fanm Mirak Lafwa Group of Women Miracle of Faith (GWOFAMIL 52 members - 49 women, three men) – wants to allow the beneficiaries in Belvi, members of the organizations to increase their agricultural production and revenue through the establishment of an ox-plow program and a...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Donate an Ox: Help Improve Crop Productivity posted a progress report
    Sitting Down with a Lambi Fund Field Monitor
    By - Sarah Leavitt - Outreach Manager
    Joseph "Tidj"” Dorsainvil is a Field Monitor for the Lambi Fund of Haiti in the Artibonite region of Haiti. For 15 years, he has been a passionate steward of Lambi Fund's work. Here, Sarah Leavitt sat down with Tidjo to talk about his work, the organizations we partner with and the current state of Haiti. What is your...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Donate an Ox: Help Improve Crop Productivity posted a progress report
    Oxen Bring New Beginnings
    By - Sarah Leavitt - Digital Outreach Manager
    Community members in Nip, a Southern region of Haiti, have long suffered from low agricultural productivity.  The soil is arid, yet working the land has always been difficult because they have lacked access to agricultural tools.  Farmers plow crops by hand, which as you can imagine is both back-breaking and...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Donate an Ox: Help Improve Crop Productivity has received 5 donations
    • 2 years ago
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  • Donate an Ox: Help Improve Crop Productivity posted a progress report
    Farming UPDATE: Post Hurricane Sandy
    By - Sarah Leavitt - Digital Outreach Manager
    It was a warm, sunny day in Les Cayes, Haiti. The city was bustling with activity – merchants hustling to sell their merchandise, moto taxis weaving in and out of traffic and school children with their cleanly pressed uniforms walking to and from school. Amidst this hustle and bustle, representatives from 14...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Donate an Ox: Help Improve Crop Productivity posted a progress report
    Mobilizing to Respond Swiftly to Hurricane Sandy
    By - Sarah Leavitt - Digital Outreach Manager
    As the Lambi Fund of Haiti reported a few months back, while the heart of Hurricane Sandy did not hit Haiti, the storm brought days and days of persistent rain.  This significant rainfall caused severe flooding – causing widespread loss of crops and livestock. In response, Lambi Fund moved swiftly to respond to...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Donate an Ox: Help Improve Crop Productivity posted a progress report
    Hurricane Sandy Deals Setbacks in Haiti
    By - Sarah Leavitt - Digital Outreach Manager
    Typically, the Lambi Fund of Haiti uses these project updates and an opportunity to highlight progress on specific projects and how your support is working to move Haiti forward.   Setbacks in this type of work are inherent though and hardworking Haitians have been dealt a very harsh blow by Hurricane Sandy. As...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Donate an Ox: Help Improve Crop Productivity has made updates to their project page.
    • 2 years ago
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  • Donate an Ox: Help Improve Crop Productivity posted a progress report
    Plowing Land and Moving Forward
    By - Sarah Leavitt - Digital Outreach Manager
    Lambi Fund is happy to report that the community organization OPBK is making great strides on their community ox-plow project.  The group successfully completed technical training on how to manage and operate an ox-plow service and has begun offering the service to members of the community.  Currently, members can...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Donate an Ox: Help Improve Crop Productivity has received 61 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • Donate an Ox: Help Improve Crop Productivity posted a progress report
    Buying Haitian Food Supports Development in Haiti
    By - Marie Marthe Saint Cyr - Executive Director
    Fostering practices that yield democratic functioning in Haiti is the overarching principle of the Lambi Fund of Haiti's mission. Each and every day, together with our partners, we assess events and situations created by policies or the lack thereof that weaken the capacity of our communities to strive to move forward. I...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Donate an Ox: Help Improve Crop Productivity posted a progress report
    Plowing Fields and Improving Productivity
    By - Sarah Leavitt - Digital Outreach Manager
    Members of Lambi Fund’s staff recently returned from a site visit in Southern Haiti to visit the Ox-Plow Service project.  This was an incredibly exciting visit as members of  the Organization of Farmers from Besi and Klona (OPBK)  have recently began plowing fields with their newly minted ox-plow...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Donate an Ox: Help Improve Crop Productivity posted a progress report
    Flooding in the South Causes Difficulties
    By - Sarah Leavitt - Digital Outreach Manager
    In October of 2011, the Lambi Fund of Haiti’s board and staff members planned to spend three days in Southern Haiti to visit grain mills, sheep farming and ox-plowing projects.  The plan was to stay in Les Cayes and travel daily to different project sites located in neighboring rural...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Donate an Ox: Help Improve Crop Productivity posted a progress report
    Strengthening Organizations through Training
    By - Sarah Leavitt - Digital Outreach Manager
    Members of the Organization of Farmers from Besi and Klona (OPKB) have received valuable training in numerous training sessions.  This includes: • A training that was provided for 25 members on animal selection, caring for the animals (veterinary agent and pharmacy), and animal feed. • A training was...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Donate an Ox: Help Improve Crop Productivity has made updates to their project page.
    • 4 years ago
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  • Donate an Ox: Help Improve Crop Productivity has received 12 donations
    • 4 years ago
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  • Donate an Ox: Help Improve Crop Productivity posted a progress report
    Cholera Continues in Haiti's Countryside
    By - Sarah Leavitt - Digital Outreach Manager
          Cholera, like most news in Haiti, made headlines and then was placed on the sidelines as other more "newsworthy" events were brought to the forefront. Since the fall of last year, Haiti has been battling this ugly epidemic and it has been particularly devastating in the countryside due a lack...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Donate an Ox: Help Improve Crop Productivity posted a progress report
    Looking towards the next planting season
    By - Sarah Leavitt - Digital Outreach Manager
    It has been over a year since the earthquake and community groups like the Organization of Farmers from Besi and Klona (OPBK) have been working hard to recover.  The ox-plow service has allowed farmers in the community to more effectively plant and harvest their crops.  Increasing food productivity was a...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Donate an Ox: Help Improve Crop Productivity posted a progress report
    11 Months Later, Recovery Continues in Haiti
    By - Leonie Hermantin - Deputy Director
    Haitian Farmers Report: "The Lambi Fund Saves Lives!" In an effort to assess the lingering impact of the January 12, 2010 earthquake on Haiti's rural communities, the Lambi Fund of Haiti's team of staff and board members embarked on a fact finding journey which took them to the departments of the Artibonite and the...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Donate an Ox: Help Improve Crop Productivity posted a progress report
    The Ox-Plow Service is Up and Running!
    By - Sarah Leavitt - Digital Outreach Manager
    Working towards food security is more important than ever following January’s earthquake in Haiti. Thanks to humble donations like yours, members of OPBK have purchased 4 oxen and plows and are in the middle phases of launching a community ox-plow service. Prior to owning the oxen, OPBK members had to rely on...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Donate an Ox: Help Improve Crop Productivity has received 2 donations
    • 5 years ago
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  • Donate an Ox: Help Improve Crop Productivity posted a progress report
    Oxen are Improving Lives Post-Quake
    By - Sarah Leavitt - Digital Outreach Manager
    Thanks to your generous support rural families in Haiti are beginning to recover since January's earthquake. The use of oxen are proving invaluable as farmers have begun planting for the season. As oxen cultivate the land much quicker than the use of a hand-plow ever could, 100's of farmers are planting more and...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Donate an Ox: Help Improve Crop Productivity has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
    • 6 years ago
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  • Donate an Ox: Help Improve Crop Productivity has received 4 donations
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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
Washington, DC United States

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