Strawberry Farming for 500 Afghan Women

 
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  • Strawberry Farming for 500 Afghan Women has made updates to their project page.
    • 10 months ago
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  • Strawberry Farming for 500 Afghan Women posted a progress report
    October Update from the Field
    By - Kate McLetchie - Executive Director
    Thanks to your steadfast support, we have seen the income-boosting effects that the strawberry crop has had for our 500 strawberry producers and 10 wholesalers. With a successful summer harvest behind us, we have worked with our strawberry farmers to further sharpen their skills with training, and examined their harvest...
    • 10 months ago
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  • Strawberry Farming for 500 Afghan Women has received 1 donation
    • 11 months ago
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  • Strawberry Farming for 500 Afghan Women has received 14 donations
    • 1 year ago
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  • Strawberry Farming for 500 Afghan Women posted a progress report
    July Dispatch from the Field
    By - Kate McLetchie - Executive Director
    With the spring strawberry harvest completed and preparation for the fall harvest underway, GPFA is excited to send this dispatch from the field so you can see firsthand how your project support is being put to work. Now in the second year of our project, we are proud to report strawberries have proven to be a highly...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Strawberry Farming for 500 Afghan Women posted a progress report
    May Update: Preparing to Harvest
    By - Kate McLetchie - Executive Director
    Thank you for your continued support of our project to help Afghan women develop their strawberry enterprises. Harvest season is right around the corner (it begins this month and will last through June) and our farmers have been working throughout the winter to protect their plants and prepare for the second season’s...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Strawberry Farming for 500 Afghan Women posted a progress report
    February Report from the Field
    By - Kate McLetchie - Director of Development and Strategy
    Although wintry temperatures linger on in Kabul, Kapisa, and Parwan, at GPFA we haven't let Mother Nature hinder our work with Afghan women farmers. After the growing season ended we turned our attention towards training and capacity-building activities to gear our farmers up for a successful second season. Recent months...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Strawberry Farming for 500 Afghan Women posted a progress report
    From Strawberry Fields to Business Entrepreneurs
    By - Kate McLetchie - Development & Communications Officer
    With your continued support this project is increasing the household incomes of Afghan women strawberry farmers and has made remarkable progress during the past few months. In Kapisa, Parwan and rural Kabul, GPFA has worked directly with 500 strawberry producers and 10 wholesalers, building on their existing capacities and...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Strawberry Farming for 500 Afghan Women posted a progress report
    August 2013 Report
    By - Kate McLetchie - Development & Communications Officer
    We are pleased to announce the continued success of our strawberry project in partnership with GlobalGiving! Thanks to your support, we have raised one-third of our $25,000 fundraising goal and 500 women farmers are harvesting their strawberries this month! This past spring our women farmers planted a total of 500,000...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Strawberry Farming for 500 Afghan Women has received 86 donations
    • 2 years ago
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  • Strawberry Farming for 500 Afghan Women posted a progress report
    Strawberry Runners Planted (500,000 of them!)
    By - Kate McLetchie - Development and Communications Officer
    Nearly six months into our GlobalGiving campaign and we have already helped improve the lives of 500 Afghan women – and we have you to thank! Because of you, we have raised nearly one-third of our $25,000 fundraising goal, which is helping to make this project a reality. Since our last report to you in February, our...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Strawberry Farming for 500 Afghan Women posted a progress report
    Preparing for Spring Planting Season
    By - Kate McLetchie - Development & Communications Officer
    A big thank you to all of you for helping us launch this project in partnership with GlobalGiving at the end of last year. Wow, we couldn’t have done it without your generous support – we surpassed our fundraising challenge of $5,000 and are on our way to meeting our $25,000 goal! In the past few months, our...
    • 2 years ago
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    • Karimi
      Karimi Which varieties the project distributed? is there any trail to find out the best variety in Afghan context? what was the result of each variety? if there is such evedence based related report, please send to me
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  • Strawberry Farming for 500 Afghan Women has made updates to their project page.
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  • Strawberry Farming for 500 Afghan Women has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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Kate McLetchie

New York, NY United States

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