Help Women Farmers Escape
Together, we're transforming the lives of
female smallholders and sowing a
brighter future for their children
How It All Works
More than 60% of the food in Africa is produced by female farmers—and studies show that women tend to reinvest their income back into their families on a much greater scale than men do. When we support women's efforts to produce higher yields, everyone in the community wins. Here's how we're doing it.
Up to 36% of maize is lost due to poor storage.
We introduce airtight storage solutions to our farmers and teach them correct storage solutions, so that food is never wasted due to spoilage or pests.
Less than 30% of Africans have access to power.
We help our farmers gain access to solar powered irrigation tools so that they can become independent and resilient in the face of drought.
Degraded soil impacts 485 million Africans annually.
We restore over-exploited soil by treating it with carefully selected nutrients that stabilize greenhouse gas emissions while increasing production.
African agricultural productivity could be 3X higher.
We connect our farmers with the right machinery, like smart tractors, so they can maximize the output of the land they farm.
She dreams beyond poverty.
Caroline is a member of our first farmer cohort, Chikoka Women’s Club, based in the Kafue District of Zambia.The members of the Chikoka Women’s Club live marginally on $1 a day, generating income from a wide variety of agricultural activities, most notably, a shared vegetable garden.
The increase in her income because of the support of The Harvest Fund helps her feed her family throughout the year and send all of her children - including her daughters - to school.
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The Harvest Fund is a Zambian NGO and private company limited by guarantee.
The Harvest Fund is a US IRS 501(c)(3) registered organization.