Championing Ethiopia’s women farmers

Self Help AfricaEthiopia, Gender, News

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Aster Molammo is a voice for change in her local community.

She dreams that one-day women will have the same rights as men in Doya Gena district of Ethiopia’s SNNPR, and as a member of a local farmers’ cooperative is working to make that change a reality.

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Female farmer leading by example

Self Help AfricaGender, News, Uganda

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As the elected leader of her local farmers’ group, 38-year-old Samada Masanda embodies the change she says is happening across her community. ‘Before, parents here didn’t bother to educate girls. But now they’ve seen that women can be leaders, so they educate all their children.’

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International women’s day for Africa

Self Help AfricaGender, News

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International Women’s Day takes place on Sunday, 8th March next, and to mark the occasion we’re inviting friends and supporters to join us in celebrating Africa’s hard-working women farmers. We’d love you to mark the occasion by hosting a Coffee Morning, large or small, to support our work with African women.

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