Hope grown: Seeds and tools help farmers in Mozambique

Village close to Funhalouro district, in the southeast of Mozambique. CARE is distributing drought-resistant seeds, which include sorghum, cowpea, ground nuts, pineapple seedlings, maize and millet, including tools such as a hoe, an axe and a machete to more than 47,000 small scale farmers.

Every day, farmers in Mozambique—many of them women—are faced with the challenges of the country´s extreme weather. With a bit of rain and some drought resistant seeds and tools from CARE, people are better able to cope with the extreme climate.

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Finding a garden in the desert

By Kadry Furany, CARE Canada’s Vice President, International Operations and Programs The sweltering heat, the oppressive desert sun beating down, the thickness in the air, the endless desert in the horizon, along with the warm welcoming of our field staff and the kindness of the host communities, is what I was greeted by when I…

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