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Pollinating Prosperity in Tanzania

Last year, 731 smallholder farmers and members of the Diocese of Central Tanganyika’s Savings with Education groups received Beehives and training. Expert local beekeepers from the Dodoma City Council taught classes in which the new beekeepers learned how to care for bees in a sustainable way. They also learned about these creatures’ roles as pollinators for field crops and other plants, which leads to increased yield and food security.

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Water Brings Families Together in San Lorenzo

Water Brings Families Together in San Lorenzo

Water is essential to life. This is especially true for young children. During the dry season, the small well of the Posolí community in San Lorenzo often dries up completely, leaving families to walk as far as 6 kilometers in search of water. Then the community banded together to help finance and build a new Well & Water System with Episcopal Relief & Development’s local partners.

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Growing Healthy in Ghana

Growing Healthy in Ghana

As peasant farmers, Patricia and her husband have flocks of fowl and goats. They have plenty of food to feed their seven children in the Adabinsa community in Ghana, but few vegetables to establish a balanced diet. “In my family, good is good, once the stomach is full. This was my understanding of food.”

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