Case study: Joana's story

"I no longer need to invest in buying ingredients to cook with." Joana, Bolivia

Joana Limachi from Bolivia received a greenhouse through CAFOD. Being able to grow her own fruit and vegetables has completely changed her life. "I really like this greenhouse," Joana says. "I have struggled in my life until now. But this support has come along and it has really helped and encouraged me."

Joana earns a living by preparing meals to sell. By growing her own food, not only do her family get to eat nutritious meals every day, Joana no longer needs to buy ingredients to cook with. "My tomatoes are growing well. I'll be able to use them in everything like salads. I just take the products from here and cook with them. There is more food now."

Build a greenhouse

The gift of a mini greenhouse can help a poor family get the most from their growing space and put fresh, nutritious food on their dinner table every day.

Why buy this greenhouse gift?

  • A greenhouse protects plants from unpredictable weather conditions.
  • A much greater range of vegetables and crops can be grown in a greenhouse, such as onions, tomatoes and carrots.
  • Growing their own healthy vegetables means that families don't have to buy as much food and can even sell their own surplus.

This includes the option to print a gift card at home.

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