Martha and her husband John are both SIFAT graduates. They survived civil war in their native Liberia and now serve their community.
To purchase a gari processing mill to protect workers’ health and increase production tenfold for the community women.
Martha’s community needs a Gari processing Mill (machine) and storage/warehouse for women and small farmers to add value to their products for more income generation. Prior to this project, the Gari (major food source) processing is by hand. More than 25 people have previously used the hand-grater method, which “put a lot of sores on their ?ngers.” This method could not keep up with demand. With the use of the Gari machine made possible by this project, production has gone from 100 lbs to 1000 lbs in a single day. The obvious bene?t of this project is reduced injury to the workers, and a tenfold increase in economic value. While the community had started the construction of the buildings for the Mill and storage, due to lack of funds they were not able to complete building construction or buy the Gari Mill machine.
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