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    Remembering some friends who could use another boost

    Day 61

    Safety First

    A few days ago, we met an incredible group of self-starting farmers who have banded together to make some change. The 20 members of their cooperative work collectively on their field, cultivating crops (mostly tomatoes at the moment!), splitting the money earned, and putting it toward things like school fees, medicines, and even more seeds.

    The first time we encountered this group, we noticed that they had just been able to purchase a new fertilizer machine – which is great! But there was just one problem…they didn’t have masks or gloves to protect themselves from the harsh chemicals. So, we thought – that’s a very doable fix!

    We got the farmers enough masks and gloves to ensure that they can work safely, without compromising their health.

    “This is so important,” said ARC teammate Jacques. “Now they’ll be properly safe.”

    This group of farmers is already working incredibly hard toward making change for themselves, their families, and their communities. This change was small. But it was the missing piece that will bring their efforts together. Now, they can move forward confidently – and safely – toward their dreams.

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