Many women learn to read, write and count, obtain access to micro-loans and join together within associations. In Guinea-Bissau, hundreds can create a future for themselves thanks to the new skills that they acquire.
Guinea-Bissau: Women take their fate in their own hands
India has been gripped by three years of drought in the villages where SWISSAID’s partner organisations achieve pioneering women’s projects. In particular, this affects single women and their children. Day workers cannot find work, farmers are faced with empty stores, cattle perish – and many people are desperate. The suicide rate rose dramatically last year.
Organic farming helps poor farmers find a way out of poverty and hunger. This video lists the most convincing points.