Ruramai leads a community irrigation committee. Through her position, she’s changing the stigma associated with being a widow while the community around her also changes as a result of the irrigation system ENSURE brought. In rural Zimbabwe, women often live in poverty with no opportunities to better their lives. ENSURE, a USAID-funded program, helped change that.
Sarah helped build a weir dam and irrigation system and went on to build her family a new home. In rural Zimbabwe, women often live in poverty with no opportunities to better their lives. ENSURE, a USAID-funded program, helped change that.
Gertrude shares her story about how savings groups and health groups through the USAID-funded ENSURE program helped change her destiny by empowering her to lead change in her community and provide for her family.
Located nearly 12,500 feet above sea level, families in the Guarguallá Grande community collectively care for 45 alpacas provided through the World Vision Gift Catalog. In total, 266 families in three mountainous communities raise 420 alpacas for their milk and wool, which they use and make products to sell. In 2018, the communities harvested 413 pounds of wool from the alpacas gifted through the Gift Catalog.
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As we celebrate Thanksgiving, also give thanks for the Lord’s blessings in the lives of farmers World Vision partners with around the world.