Her Farm, a home for women in Nepal

 
$3,390
$21,610
Raised
Remaining
Jun 4, 2012

Farm expansion underway

Farm
Farm

Good news !  We've been trying to obtain one small parcel of land that adjoins ours and now we have. It's just 5 more ropani of land but the primary reason we sought to obtain it is that is has a house on it. It's a pretty decent, 2 story home built in the typical village style but it does give us a little more housing and that's what we so urgently needed. 

We still need to construct two additional homes on the farm, bringing the total to 4 houses, in order to have capacity but this purchase brings us one step closer to meeting our goal of housing thirty. 

Soon we will also be building a small greenhouse so we can get a head start on seeds and have them ready for transplanting to the fields. Few farmers go to the extra expense or work of doing this but plenty of studies at university research farms have shown that if you can start your plants in seed beds in a greenhouse the productivity of the farm can be increased. More productivity equals more food for women and children. 

Thanks for your continued support of this project, 

 

Scott

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Organization

The Mountain Fund

Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States
http://www.mountainfund.org

Project Leader

Scott MacLennan

International Director
Albuquerque, NM United States

Where is this project located?

Map of Her Farm, a home for women in Nepal