Photo of the Week: Nurturing New Opportunities for Fruit Farmers

April 13, 2012

Isaac Kiriort, chairman of the Tiret Self-Help Group, and member Eusila Lelei tend purple passion fruit vines in the highlands of western Kenya. TechnoServe is helping the farming cooperative to capitalize on this new market opportunity as part of Project Nurture, a partnership with The Coca-Cola Company and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to double the fruit incomes of more than 50,000 small-scale mango and passion fruit farmers in Kenya and Uganda.

Isaac Kirior (right), chairman of the Tiret Self-Help Group, and member Eusila Lelei tend purple passion fruit vines in the highlands of western Kenya. TechnoServe is helping the farming cooperative to capitalize on this new market opportunity as part of Project Nurture, a partnership with The Coca-Cola Company and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to double the fruit incomes of more than 50,000 small-scale mango and passion fruit farmers in Kenya and Uganda.

Learn more about Project Nurture and the Tiret Self-Help Group.

 

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