Lentils are staple in countries in #Africa such as #Ethiopia and in #Asia such as #Bangladesh. Plant scientists at #ICARDA had developed higher-yielding varieties, helping to increase food production and farmer profits.
During weekend market days, children often help their parents at market. This 12 year old girl helps her mom sell coffee. Her mom, who has a Roots Ethiopia IGA, is happy to send this precious daughter to school. Her coffee sales makes it possible! To purchase her green coffee beans, you'd pay 3 birr for the small silver cup of beans, and 17 birr for the bigger orange cup of beans. Sponsor a child for school or a family with an income generating grant! www.rootsethiopia.org