Tag Archives: Ethiopia

The LYF and Zakat this Ramadan

The largest portion of the world’s poor is the 800 million who live in rural areas. great distances from the nearest markets and basic social services. The majority of these people are ‘subsistence’ producers or farmers; barely able to make a living beyond feeding their families enough to stay alive.

Trustee Profile – Julie Harrington

Our Trustee, Julie Harrington, joined the LYF after spending several months supporting us through the Small Charities Coalition Skills Sharing Programme. Here is an extract of an interview with Julie by the SCC.

New Smallholder Support Network Leaflet

The LYF’s smallholder Support Network is now in its 4th year and is continuing to make an impact for African farmers…..

LYF at Oromo Community Gathering

LYF supporting Oromo Coffee Company at Community Event

Farmer Extension Radio for African Smallholders

Our farmer extension radio programme has provided a source of information and connections for farmers across Africa.

Please Support the Smallholder Support Network!

By any stretch of the imagination – the SSN has…

LYF’s Smallholder Network – Delivering Tangible Results!

The LYF has now broadcast 27 weekly farmer radio programmes…

LYF’s Smallholder Support Network Demonstrates Real Impact with Kenyan Coffee Smallholders

One of the biggest problems facing poor smallholders in developing…

Real Dialogue about Fair Trade Choices

Great article from Chris Bacon, discussing the future of Fair…

Ethiopian Coffee Farmers Still Facing Injustice

This short blog post brings in to focus the injustice…