Stories From the Field

June 24, 2016

Sidy Ba

Stories From the Field

Sidy Ba lives in Senegal. He’s had a forest garden for the past 3 years with a mix of eggplant and several types of trees. He sells 200 pounds of eggplant per week and it’s his main source… Read More

April 25, 2016

Malik Ndao

Stories From the Field

Malik doesn’t know about the Sustainable Development Goals: But he’s meeting them. Decades of backbreaking subsistence farming had left Malik Ndao and his family hungry and hopeless. He… Read More

March 22, 2016

Water and Trees

Stories From the Field

Kaffrine, Senegal – “Danga dof,” a phrase in the Wolof language that Mariama Ndao heard countless times over two years as she pulled water from an 80 foot well and carried 10 gallon tubs on her… Read More

March 8, 2016

More Milk, More Money, More Hope: Gladys’ Story

Stories From the Field

The rains are torrential and the crumbling structure of Gladys Wamuhu’s kitchen is no match for the deluge. Inevitably, the water floods in and a rush of mud and debris sweeps through her… Read More

January 11, 2016

The Forest Garden Solution

Stories From the Field

What is the Forest Garden Approach? Forest Gardens are a superior farming system with the potential to end hunger and poverty for millions of subsistence farmers struggling to survive throughout… Read More

January 11, 2016

What’s The Problem?

Stories From the Field

We would like to take a moment to explain what we are solving through our work. Millions of men, women, and children on the African continent go to bed hungry each night as a result of rampant… Read More

December 1, 2015

Ousmane Willane

Stories From the Field

Ousmane Willane' Story There are many reasons why Ousmane and his family are celebrating and we hope you will too! Just look at the fruits of his labors. Just look at the size of the trees he has… Read More

November 17, 2015

Mate Mbaye

Stories From the Field

Mate Mbaye's Story Did you know that young people in Senegal are so desperate that they’re crossing deserts and oceans in search of a better life? You can only imagine the dangers. Some never… Read More