Self-help Groups Plant Seeds of Self-confidence

A thriving kitchen garden supports this woman and her two children, providing them with dietary diversity and with produce to be sold at market for additional family income. Asrat Tola (on right) started with a small loan from a Self-Help Group run by ISAPSO, and now runs a successful home-based business selling vegetables, home-baked bread and household goods: “I work hard to earn a living and support my family. I face all struggles and challenges in life with confidence.”