Africa - Ethiopia
Meet Hassan and Mako
Training to improve lives
Farming is the way of life for Hassan and Mako. In the past, it was always a challenge to yield enough crops to feed the family. There often wasn’t enough and they were left hungry and weak. Hassan and Mako weren’t sure what to do.
All of that changed when they decided to attend training sessions on how to improve their lives and grow more vegetables in their garden. They not only learned how to produce more vegetables, but also learned how to raise and distribute seeds to sell.
The health of the entire family has improved and they are now earning an income.
Hassan eagerly speaks about the change in his family’s life. “There is a big difference. We are now much better off than we were before. My family used to be very weak. We had never received any training on how to improve our lives.”
The Lutheran World Federation, supported by your gifts to ELCA World Hunger, is working to make a difference and improve people’s lives through programs like the trainings Hassan and Mako attended.
With enough income to sustain their family, they are one step closer to breaking the cycle of poverty. Your gifts to ELCA World Hunger support this program and others like it in Ethiopia and nearly 50 countries around the world.
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Photo credit: The Lutheran World Federation