Rural Family Nutrition Initiative in Zimbabwe

 
$8,918
$16,062
Raised
Remaining

Rural Family Nutrition Initiative in Zimbabwe

Rural Family Nutrition Initiative in Zimbabwe
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Never too early to learn

Never too early to learn
Drip kits and agricultural training help families to provide their children with nutritious vegetables, while demonstrating to children the importance of proper farming techniques. (view small | med | large | orig)

Training by ASAP Field Officer

Training by ASAP Field Officer
Drip kits, when combined with permaculture techniques, help farmers to achieve greater yields with half as much work and half as much water. The key to success is training. (view small | med | large | orig)

ASAP staff train community leaders

ASAP staff train community leaders
ASAP field staff work closely with the communities in the field. Making sure that knowledge and techniques are understood and applied. This is the key to success and sustainability. (view small | med | large | orig)

Installation

Installation
Here, a family shows their pride and excitement as they lay down their new drip kit. (view small | med | large | orig)

At ASAP we are not afraid to get our hands dirty!

At ASAP we are not afraid to get our hands dirty!
ASAP agriculturalist Alfred Jagada works closely with rural women, teaching them how to improve their gardens, so that the drip kits will not become a one-time gift, but a step in the process of becoming better, more productive farmers. (view small | med | large | orig)

Security

Security
Using drip irrigation improves household security, protecting the family from the otherwise devastating effects of a dry season. (view small | med | large | orig)

Results

Results
ASAP Project Manager, Joseph Miti, and all staff members, are excited to see families who use drip kits yield larger harvests and become more self-reliant. (view small | med | large | orig)

Supporting the at-risk

Supporting the at-risk
Janet Gotekote, a widow and mother of 3, uses her garden to feed her family and generate income with little outside help from her neighbors. (view small | med | large | orig)

Family Affair

Family Affair
The family and community benefit from improved harvests and the self-reliance the vegetables and surplus income bring. (view small | med | large | orig)

Funded

Thanks to 73 donors like you, a total of $8,918 was raised for this project on GlobalGiving. Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Organization

Project Leader

Elizabeth Bara

Executive Director
Peachtree City, GA United States

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