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.

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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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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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You Have Already Buried Me

All day long, 90-year-old Egrance sits on a mat, on the dirt, in front of her one-room home in rural Uganda. Her many years have known much tragedy, and she…
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#GivingTuesday: 500 Animal Challenge! Will You Give One?

“We have named our chickens ‘dream launchers.’ They have helped us launch our dream of educating our children. We never lack seeds for our garden and we are able to…boost…
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Give Thanks for… Watermelon

Watermelon is probably not what most of us will find at our Thanksgiving tables this Thursday, but it might be what you’d eat in Kenya this week, and it’s definitely…
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Breaking the Cycle of Poverty

This story is the continuation of “A Grandmother’s Love.” If you haven’t read it yet, you can read it here on our website. Elina raised her four daughters alone after…
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