OUR IN-COUNTRY PARTNERS
West Africa: Jean Abou, our Country Coordinator for Togo and West Africa was formerly the agricultural instructor at Ywam in YWAM, Noepe, Togo, where they grow, use, and understand the value of moringa. With his agricultural knowledge and experience, Jean is the perfect person to head up our efforts in west Africa. He provides Moringa Peer Educator training in Togo as well as in neighboring countries. ECHO-West Africa Impact Center, Burkina Faso – Jean represented Strong Harvest as he presented at the ECHO Sustainable Agriculture Symposium in 2015 and will continue to collaborate with ECHO-West Africa in the future. Maison Esperance, Bobo-Dioulasso, Burkina Faso – We are partnering with this very effective ministry to street children, training Peer Educators in how to provide good nutrition through moringa.
East Africa: We partner with the ECHO-East Africa Impact Center, providing training to community development workers and farmers all over East Africa (Kenya, Uganda, Rwanda, and Tanzania). Red Sweater Project, Mungere, Tanzania – Strong Harvest is partnering with Red Sweater Project to provide training for village leaders and parents. Kweli (Truth) Learning Center, Katesh, Tanzania – Strong Harvest is working with Kweli Center Church and School to train teachers, pastors, local businessmen, and Peace Corps Volunteers from across Tanzania. Church of God of Tanzania – Strong Harvest is training their pastors from all corners of the country to become moringa Peer Educators.
Nicaragua: Our organizational partners include Connect Nicaragua and Forward Edge International in Managua and Leader to Leader International in Granada and northern Nicaragua. We are also partnering with the following churches, training both pastors and community members to become Peer Educators: Iglesia de Dios de Nicaragua (Church of God) in Jinotepe and Granada, El Faro (The Lighthouse) in Managua and Tipitapa, Luz y Vida (Light and Life) in Leon, and Nueva Vida (New Life) in Chinandega.
Haiti: Working with New Roots, Helping Haitian Angels, Grace Park Community Moringa & Gardens, and Eglise Baptiste la Grace (Grace Baptist Church) in northern Haiti, we are providing nutrition and moringa training to villagers in areas where moringa grows abundantly, but the people are unaware of it’s benefits. They truly have rich nutrition growing right outside their homes, they just need to know!