Support farmers and fight poverty in Sudan

 
$1,888
$18,112
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Support farmers and fight poverty in Sudan

Support farmers and fight poverty in Sudan
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Women Participate in a Community Meeting

Women Participate in a Community Meeting
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Demonstrating Proper Tapping Techniques

Demonstrating Proper Tapping Techniques
NEF's Natural Resource Specialist demonstrates proper tapping techniques to community members. Villagers often use large axes to tap trees, breaking branches and leaving deep marks that let insects enter the tree. Through improved tools and techniques, villagers can increase production and extend the life time of their forests. (view small | med | large | orig)

Community Members Participate in a Training

Community Members Participate in a Training
NEF's Natural Resource Specialist provides trainings to community members in improved gum arabic production techniques, organizational management, and conflict mitigation. (view small | med | large | orig)

Community Members Receive Micro-credit Purchases

Community Members Receive Micro-credit Purchases
Project beneficiaries with gas tanks purchased through NEF’s microfinance program. Gas tanks reduce reliance on wood, thereby protecting gum arabic trees. (view small | med | large | orig)

A woman receives her micro-credit purchase

A woman receives her micro-credit purchase
Gas tanks reduce reliance on wood, protecting gum arabic trees. Women also spend considerably less time collecting wood, and have more time to participate in other activities. (view small | med | large | orig)

Farmers use their new skills to improve profits

Farmers use their new skills to improve profits
Photo from Progress Report 'Life is Changing with Improved Harvest & Profits' (view small | med | large | orig)

Mahdi Abu and his wife in front of their home.

Mahdi Abu and his wife in front of their home.
Photo from Progress Report 'New Harvesting Methods Improve Farmer's Gum Arabic Production and Promote Forest Protection' (view small | med | large | orig)

Hosna Abker sits by her new butane gas cooker.

Hosna Abker sits by her new butane gas cooker.
Photo from Progress Report 'Training and Microcredit Improving Life in Sudan's Gum Belt' (view small | med | large | orig)

A woman receives a gas tank through microcredit.

A woman receives a gas tank through microcredit.
Photo from Progress Report 'Gum Arabic Project Has Significant Impact on Targeted Pilot Sites in Sudan' (view small | med | large | orig)

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Organization

Project Leader

Sarah Peterson

Program Officer
New York, NY United States

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