June 2017, and the Lorna Young Foundation travelled to Ghana and Burkina Faso to launch BRAVE’s radio extension programme. The aim is to improve the resilience of farming communities to droughts and lack of access to good quality water. Ultimately this impacts on both their health and livelihoods, through their ability to grow food crops and keep livestock.
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We are all pretty familiar with the value of tea in our own lives (where indeed would polite society be without it?) But one of the aims of the Lorna Young Foundation is to support small tea farmers in developing countries to receive the true value of their crop.
LYF Youth Enterprise expanding in to Manchester
The Lorna Young Foundation’s Radio presenter Jasmin talks of the Lorna Young Foundation’s radio outreach programme and how it is trying to improve women’s lives through cocoa in the DRC
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.
The LYF’s smallholder Support Network is now in its 4th year and is continuing to make an impact for African farmers…..
Marie-Claire Kid looks at one organisation helping to lift people out of poverty in Africa, all from a North Yorkshire house.
One of the biggest problems facing poor smallholders in developing…
With Fairtrade reaching 25 years, there is a growing debate…
Here at the LYF we are really proud of the…