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2019 – UPTKMA

By |2020-01-02T16:45:41-05:00January 2, 2020|

Project Description

Food insecurity due to drought and poverty threatens the health and livelihoods of rural farmers and their families in Mahotière, Baie des Moustiques, and Lacorne in Haiti’s North West department. Furthermore, lack of capital limits farmers’ ability to prosper. The IAF supports community-led solutions to expand economic opportunities through sustainable agriculture and access to capital. Our grantee partner, Union des Paysans Tèt Kole de Mahotière (UPTKMA), trains farmers in sustainable agriculture techniques such as gardening, livestock production, and seed storage to increase incomes and food security. UPTKMA also provides financial management training and access to capital through savings and loan associations, providing farmers the opportunity to grow their small businesses.

Union des Paysans Tèt Kole de Mahotière
Project: Location: Years active: IAF grant funding: Counterpart commitment: Direct beneficiaries: Indirect beneficiaries: Program areas:
Reinforcing the Social and Economic Solidarity of Farmers in Mahotière, Baie des Moustiques, and Lacorne Haiti 2019 – 2022 $271,600 $231,734 515 individuals 2,575 individuals agriculture and food security
leadership and education
job skills and enterprise development
natural resource management

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