Agricultural Practices

Using eco-friendly practices, Bright Hope works to achieve long-term solutions to hunger and poverty with agriculture initiatives like greenhouses, produce and livestock farms, fisheries, and farm coops. Along with helping churches provide their communities with seeds, crops, tools and equipment, Bright Hope also provides training in farming, irrigation, and the proper use of farming equipment.

Bright Hope's Work Improving Agricultural Practices

2,339

Received Agricultural Support

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Exposing communities to proper agricultural practices is key in meeting the economic and food needs of the extreme poor.

2x

Growth in the agriculture sector is twice as effective in reducing poverty than growth in other economic sectors.

86%

of rural populations rely on agriculture as a source of livelihoods, providing jobs for 1.3 billion single family farms and landless workers.

150 million

people would no longer be hungry if women farmers had the same resources as men.

Stories of Hope and Transformation

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In Spite of the Destruction, She is Determined

We met Margaret in the village of Natoot in Kenya. Margaret is a mother of five, with three daughters and two sons. Despite her age, Margaret is a determined young…
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Zambia’s Samfya Bible School Responds to Changes Brought on by COVID-19

In March of this year, Bright Hope’s Zambia partner, Samfya Bible School (SBS), had to shut its doors and send all 30 of its new students home as part of…
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Farming in Turkana: God Sent This Farm to Redeem Us

Nancy was born and raised in a Kenyan village known as “gold.” The village stood along the Lodwar Kakuma road, where the occupants mined, you guessed it, gold. Despite living in what sounds like a lucrative community, Nancy’s family was poor.  They were so poor that…
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Farming in Drought-Ridden Turkana Brings Hope!

Victory! Hope! Huge, fresh leafy greens! The Turkana people have long endured cycles of starvation and famine, but now all of that is changing! They have a sustainable source of…
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From Strain to Fame: How 5 Chickens Changed 1 Grandma’s Life

Harriet faced a lot of resistance from her non-believing husband when she first joined the grandmothers’ club at Namasujju Community Church in Uganda. Her husband was constantly angry at her…
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“Train up a Child…” For Turkana Farmers, the Babies Come Too!

Look at these Turkana, Kenya, farmers go! They’re being trained on how to plant tomato seedlings on our partner farm. The goal is for these farmers to plant their first…
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