Participants of the Rural Women on the Road to Prosperity project, formed six self-savings and loans committees to secure a sustainable source of financing for future undertakings and small business investments.
“I had an idea,” she said. “I had seen a lot of coconut trees cut in my village and just left there.” During the first break, Klang called her husband and asked him to gather all the discarded coconut trees. When he asked what they were for, Klang, in...
Davit Simonyan was born in a small, rural Armenian village and grew up in the country's capital city of Yerevan. As a young adult, he returned to his birthplace and has built a successful tourism business with a little help from Heifer's Advanced Rural Development Initiative.
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