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Watering Community in Nicaragua

Fanor is a farmer from Jucuapa Abajo in Matagalpa Zone in Nicaragua. The farm needed a lot of water to stay operational, and water service in the summer was spotty at best. Then he received Seeds, Tools & Training, where he learned new irrigation techniques. Fanor constructed a series of micro-dams on his farm, which allow him to reduce the amount of water he draws from a natural spring.

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Creating Financial Security Together in Sri Lanka

Creating Financial Security Together in Sri Lanka

T. Eswary, a mother and wife in Deniyaya, Sri Lanka, credits Savings & Loan Groups for Women as the source of much prosperity and happiness in her life. While her husband works as a laborer, T. Eswary runs a poultry farm from home to keep her family afloat. Last year, she bought more hens and feed to expand her farm with the help of a small loan.

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Bringing Families Together in Namibia

Bringing Families Together in Namibia

Like so many parents around the world, Mirjam in Okatana, Namibia, always wanted what was best for her young children, but she was never quite sure how best to nurture their development. When she participated in a volunteer community training program through Episcopal Relief & Development, where she learned to Nurture & Nourish the Earliest Learners, her whole perspective on early childhood development shifted.

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