Tagged: women farmers

Irma Castillo Vargas. Photo: Oxfam

Irma was born in La Coaba, Guantanamo, in the eastern-most province of Cuba. But love of Candonquita and the years dedicated to working the land, she says, made her a Santiago native, a follower of the National Association of Small Farmers (ANAP), and very revolutionary.

Solar panels in Las Tunas, Cuba. Photo: Oxfam

With Oxfam’s support, the National Association of Small Farmers has invested in the production of organic fertilizers and solar panel driven water pumps that provide irrigation for vegetable gardens and water for animal husbandry.

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