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She survived the floods and stayed strong when her husband left her. She got her land back after her father-in-law mortgaged it, and now she provides for her family by growing SRI rice and breeding chickens. Little wonder that Sundaradevi feels “both strong and confident” these days. Interview by Marion Reid Can you describe your […]
This week, we introduce you to Alagaiah Sundaradevi, a single mother from the village of Dimbulagala. Unlike Chandrani and Indrani, Sundaradevi isn’t a home gardener (yet). Instead, she’s stopping hunger through SRI rice farming — an organic method of rice-growing that produces higher yields than the traditional method and is more resistant to flood and […]
In part two of her interview, Indrani talks about being her family’s primary breadwinner, encouraging other villagers to start their own home gardens, and the joys of raising chickens.
After surviving the tsunami and years of poverty, Indrani is now thriving, thanks to her involvement in our home gardening program. Her inspiring story of transformation starts here.
“The most important thing I have received from Oxfam is new knowledge … I have my self confidence and I can do anything.” In part two of her interview, Chandrani tells us how she’s growing a better future along with her vegetables.
Meet Chandrani, the ‘face’ of our Stop Hunger Appeal. Once a poorly-paid labourer, she now runs a home garden business that allows her to feed her family and earn a living from selling the surplus. But she didn’t do it alone.