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LISTEN improves the nutrition of diets of low-income women by
- Providing fresh produce from Lafayette College's student-run organic garden
- Teaching nutrition lessons to the women at a local women's shelter
- Cooking and dining nutritious dinners with them
Currently, villagers must walk down and back up steep hills with heavy containers to retrieve water, limiting hygiene, sanitation, and irrigation. Water born illnesses are common and nutrition levels are low. Women must go to the river to do laundry all day, instead of caring for their children, livestock, and vegetable gardens.
El programa busca mejorar la situación nutricional de las poblaciones afro-colombianas y desplazadas en la ciudad de Quibdo, departamento del Chocó, a través de la entrega de herramientas y capacitación en el cultivo de frutas, verduras y hierbas medicinales en azoteas agro-ecológicas dentro de sus hogares.
Forest Garden Campaign has to do with; putting up model forest gardens is some local and poor communities of the