Zoom Functionality

​   Working remotely has become essential for people to connect and learn during the COVID-19 pandemic. Volunteer Joseph Guzman shared his knowledge with the Institut […]

Tree Nursery

Education to Change the World

Motivated by the quote, “education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world,” by Nelson Mandela, Yacouba Diarra persuaded his farming […]

The Lasting Volunteer Impact

Many times our stories reflect the preliminary impact our volunteers have on a community of farmers. The training people receive has a lasting impact where they […]

Maintaining an Organization and Improving Soft Skills

It’s been a challenge to move the work our volunteers do in-person to remote trainings. Many things come into play: connection, transferring knowledge to presentations rather […]

Making Hand Sanitizer and Face Mask

As many of our lives have moved online during the COVID-19 pandemic, so has our volunteering. During this time we are continuing to train, educate and […]

The ENHANCE Program to Improve Livestock

Feed the Future Innovation Lab for Livestock Systems research project: “Enhancing the Productivity of Small Ruminants through Improved and Cost-Effective Feeding and Animal Health Interventions (ENHANCE) […]

COVID-19 Precautions and Fact Sheet

Click here for a PDF fact sheet (English): COVID-19 Best Practices   What is COVID-19?   First, let’s break down the terminology COVID-19:  “CO” – Coronavirus  […]

Let’s Talk About Oyster Mushrooms!

Our volunteer Dr. Khalid worked with two organizations to implement oyster mushroom production to increase food diversity, improve nutrition and eliminate barriers in local foraging. Oyster […]