Persevering with TCD Training

Sindh Province, Pakistan

 

Agriculture constitutes the largest sector of our economy. The majority of the population, directly or indirectly, is dependent on this sector, and we are uplifting the community by helping them to provide farming projects in different villages. 

 

Farmers are struggling with difficulties the whole year; locusts, the coronavirus, and recent flooding in Sanghar and Mirpurkhas destroyed crops. Farmers are looking forward to the help from the local government and local NGOs. In this time of difficulty, we are supporting local farmers with our Transformation Community Development (TCD) training. 

 

*Adeeb is one of the farmers whose crops were destroyed. He had this to say, “It was about one year’s hard work. It will take maybe more than one year that we will be able to return to normal life. We will be in debt to the landlord and need more help to make the house again.”  As Adeeb’s story shows, it has truly been a very, very difficult year for many people in Pakistan.

 

This year has been a year full of challenges and hardships but we are continuing to help with our TCD training. In different villages, we have started SHG (self-help groups) in which a community takes responsibility for their needs. We meet twice a month with each group in different villages. This is going to make a big difference in these areas. 

 

*Munira is part of the SHG and she is very excited that she is learning how to have a healthy life and how to care for her family. She shares, “I am uneducated and I don’t know much about health issues. Since I am part of this group, I am learning how to take care of my kids and my family. I am contributing to SHG and sometimes I can take out a loan to fulfill my needs.”

 

Thank you!

 

Salim
Partner TCD Worker

*For the purpose of safety and wellbeing,  “Adeeb” and ” Munira” are pseudonyms for the individuals being helped by this project.

 

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