Net Gains

Net Gains

During 2019, droughts and storms damaged crops in Ixcán Guatemala, so Clara, a 21-year-old mother, decided to invest her seed capital in producing and selling fishing nets to generate income for her family. Clara sold two cast nets in the first quarter of 2020 and...
Learning & Leading

Learning & Leading

“It seemed like we would always be poor,” says Subodhini Hansada. Subodhini is a small farmer who lives in a village of 1,150 people called Lalchua in Jharkhand, India, with her husband and her two children, a nine-year-old and a six-year-old. Subodhini could only...
Rosario’s Birds

Rosario’s Birds

By Rodolfo Asig & María Caal, Municipal Field Technicians, Chahal, Guatemala Rosario Ayu Tiul is a 59-year-old woman with a hearing impairment. She is a single mother and her 26-year-old son Marcos suffers from verbal communication problems that her family...
New Savings, New Destinies

New Savings, New Destinies

The Anibhitha village of Kunjbona Panchayat is a remote hamlet that is part of the Littipara community development block about 40 kilometers from Pakur, Jharkhand, India. It is home to the Pahariya Tribe—one of India’s Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTG). For...
Resilience During Crisis

Resilience During Crisis

By Catarina Sarvia Juan Andres Santa Irene Coc Quim is 16 years old, lives in the La Reformita community in Ixcán, Guatemala, and is a participant in Trickle Up’s Desde El Poder Local project. Trickle Up and the municipality of...