NEWS ARCHIVE – ECONOMIC EMPOWERMENT

Cowbank Helps Family Stay Together

Cowbank Helps Family Stay Together

Mr. Ham now has the opportunity to stay home with his family.  Previously, he had to travel far from home for long periods of time looking for construction work. He was not able to make enough close to home to feed his family. His six family members live in a 20...

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Cow Bank Gives Mrs. Van Hope to Escape Poverty

Cow Bank Gives Mrs. Van Hope to Escape Poverty

Mrs. Van really wanted to join the cow bank. She has lived on her own since her husband divorced her right after she gave birth to their second child, leaving her in a very difficult position financially. She lives in a very small house, and alone cares for her family...

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Family Business Training Empowers Women

Family Business Training Empowers Women

When all local farmers harvest the same crops at the same time, the inevitable outcome is a glut of produce and a low profit. This has been the situation in one Bac Giang village where we are working. YWAM Mercy provided Family Business Training to help farmers make...

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New Models for Higher Agricultural Incomes

New Models for Higher Agricultural Incomes

Farmers eager to receive high-quality seedlings for planting in their model farms Creating successful models of new and different crops allows people to see the success this brings and helps them realize they also can do this.  That's why YWAM Mercy Vietnam, focuses...

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Asparagus Model Offers Farmers a Higher Profit Crop Option

Asparagus Model Offers Farmers a Higher Profit Crop Option

In recent years, YWAM Mercy Vietnam has been helping one community introduce new agricultural technologies and testing methods. We have implemented many crop models which show how raising different crops can bring higher profits than raising rice. This year the...

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Flower Growing Club Update: A New Season

Flower Growing Club Update: A New Season

Our flower growing club has just come through a successful winter season and is now looking ahead to summer.Previously people in the area only grew flowers to sell at Lunar New Year (in January or February).  They were only familiar with winter flowers.  Each summer...

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Update on Hydroponics Model

Update on Hydroponics Model

YWAM Mercy Vietnam has developed a hydroponics model in one urbanizing Hoai Duc community to bring higher incomes for suburban farmers while reducing harm caused by the overuse of insecticides and herbicides. After setting up the model, we regularly visit the owner,...

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Big Beautiful Apples Give Opportunity for A Better Life

Big Beautiful Apples Give Opportunity for A Better Life

Mr. Kien smiles as he shows off the big, beautiful apples developing on his trees.  The harvest looks like it will be plentiful and right on time for the upcoming Lunar New Year holiday. Mr. Kien is excited that his hard work will pay of in profitable sales of fruit...

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