Rural Poverty

Empowering women small producers have proved to be the foundation for change process. Small producers have unleashed the strength of characters and individuals’ responsibility. It has transformed them from subsistence and dependency mindset towards self confidence in their ability to make positive...
Nashuru having received her heifer from Oxfam as part of the women's empowerment program. Photo: Bill Marwa / Oxfam
It is a rather cold day in the mountainous Enguserosambu village in Arusha, Northern Tanzania. Maasai women, all dressed up in their traditional colorful clothes, are waiting, some in excitement, some in disbelief. “It is going to be an emotional day,” says Nashuru, as she waits for her turn to...
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