Women Farmers celebrating world environment day

World Environment Day Celebration
June 2021

Uvira, Democratic Republic of the Congo: With ISWS funding, CEAFPD (ceafpd.org) organized a morning of education and reflection with the participants: women farmers and stockbreeders living and working in the area of Uvira, DRC. Led by an expert in Permaculture and a Psychological Assistant from CEAFPD, the participants received information about the protection of the environment and vital information focused on farming methods for better crop yields. Trained by ISWS social work volunteers, Molly Ellson and Anastasia Helberg, MSW, the staff of CEAFPD led a group discussion on how to cope with the ongoing stress and trauma due to food insecurity and poverty.