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Sustaining Livelihoods through Poultry Farming in Northern Kenya

Thirty-four-year-old Raphael Ewoi is a poultry farmer living in Towokanyeni Village in Kakuma Town, located in Turkana West, a sub-county of Kenya’s Turkana County. Before venturing into the poultry business, Raphael had short-term contracts with a local non-governmental …

USAID Zambia EDGE Activity Mentors Small- and Medium-Sized Enterprises

Making the agricultural products of small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) more competitive requires increasing competitiveness across the value chain, including …

USAID Zambia EDGE Activity Brings Asset-Based Financing to Small- and Medium-Sized Enterprises

Building linkages and business relationships between asset leasing companies and small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) is one area of focus …

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Creating Agricultural Jobs in Honduras’s Lenca Indigenous Communities

Brenda Aracely Dominguez lives in the highlands of Intibucá, Honduras, on land where her family has grown potatoes for generations. …

Grant Gives New Life to Women’s Hay Farming Business in Northern Kenya

Members of the Tullu Women’s Group hail from Sololo Ward, a community of livestock keepers in the heart of Marsabit …

USAID Activity in Zambia Helps Expand Local Small- and Medium-Sized Enterprises

Agricultural small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Zambia face numerous challenges as they strive to increase productivity, grow profits, and …

Bead Making Means More Income for Halima

Halima Mohamed Arbele, 45, never expected that her hobby could be a source of income for her family. Since 2005 …

A Beekeeping Venture Brings Hope to Pastoralist Families in Northeastern Kenya

Like many people in Wajir County, Ahmed Hussein made a living as a crop farmer and livestock producer. But with …

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Ana Sofía’s Story: Transgender Youth in Colombia Pave the Way for Others at Work

Her rose-printed skirt sways when she walks in the room. She tucks her hair behind her ear. As she tells …

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Willert’s Story: Finding Formal Employment as an LGBTQI+ Youth in Colombia

“I never imagined I could find a workplace so welcoming and committed to labor inclusion,” said Willert Moreno (pictured right …

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Rihanna’s Story: Overcoming Neighborhood Divisions and LGBTQ+ Discrimination in Colombia

The northern part of Quibdó is one of the poorest areas of the city. It’s also where displaced populations fleeing …

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Turkey Rearing Increases Income for Young Graduate in Rural Laos

Saykham Phommavongsa is a 32-year-old turkey farmer in the village of Nady in the Pek District of Xiengkhouang Province. After …

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Sustaining Livelihoods through Poultry Farming in Northern Kenya

Thirty-four-year-old Raphael Ewoi is a poultry farmer living in Towokanyeni Village in Kakuma Town, located in Turkana West, a sub-county of Kenya’s Turkana County. Before venturing into the poultry business, Raphael had short-term contracts with a local non-governmental …