Farmers and Youth in Eswatini.
Woman Farmer Foundation promotes sustainable livelihoods through agriculture .
Programmes run by the Woman Farmer Foundation strive to ensure capacitation
and promotion of entrepreneurship amongst women and youth active in agriculture.
The WFF Competition is a created platform for women to access alternative funding,
rub shoulders with high profile individuals and build the relationships/connections
needed to grow their agribusinesses
Where women and youth lead, change tends to follow.
The Woman Farmer Foundation is a Non-Governmental Organization; it is a private, non-profit making organization. The Woman Farmer Foundation mandate is to improve women and youth’s incomes and promote sustainable livelihoods through agriculture. Seeing the importance of youth participation, the foundation has increased its focus on youth empowerment through agribusiness, with targeted beneficiaries in the rural areas. In 2017, the Female Youth Farmer of The Year category was added to the competition.
The Woman Farmer Foundation was created to promote and advance the interests of Swazi women in the agricultural sector, whether at subsistence or commercial level. The foundation now also seeks to promote the youth and its interests in agribusiness. Reaching for an earth friendly and food secure Eswatini driven by Women Farmers.
How We Operate?
The foundation endeavors to achieve its mandate, vision, and objectives through the facilitation of:
Who We Are?
Woman Farmer Foundation is a registered nongovernmental Organization under the act of Eswatini. It was founded by Sonia Paiva in 2010 and it started as a woman farmer competition of the year in 2007. Her passion was to see women growing in the agricultural sector.
What We Do?
Our mandate is to empower, equip, promote and advance the interests of Swazi women in the agricultural sector from subsistence level to commercial, especially the women in the rural areas, subsequently increasing food security and mitigating the issues of poverty and hunger in the country. Woman Farmer Foundation has a national focus to its implementation and work in Eswatini.