Rural Women’s Workshop
Every year we aspire to bring together some of the mostpromising rural women throughout St. Lucia for a skills and business developmentworkshop, with presenters from the private and public sector. During these workshops weaddress ways to help rural women entrepreneurs overcome the most challenging issues inbusiness ownership in the St. Lucian landscape.
With 95% of St. Lucian vegetables imported, includingproduce that can easily be grown on the island such as lettuce, tomatoes, peppers,there is a massive market for local produce but factors such as risk mitigation frequently come up. In the last year, we have been exploring ways to link the hotel industry to local farmers, to create a sustainable income for farmers while….
Sustainable Change Program
University of British Columbia x Helen’s DaughtersHelen’s Daughters was selected out of hundreds of proposals as an experimental casestudy by the University of British Columbia (UBC) for one of its major courses in Humanitarian Engineering….
Every month our #HerStory initiative features rural St. Lucia women mainlyinvolved in agriculture, fisheries, agro-processing and animal husbandry. Many personslack the awareness that women play a significant role in the agricultural market.Women farmers may appear to not be as productive as men…