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With the help of EU funding and partners from Cuba and Spain, this project has introduced new sustainable methods of production, increased food production, and boosted the resilience of local communities to natural disasters.

Gloria was able to expand her chicken coop with wire fencing.

By working with local cooperatives and partners such as the National Association of Small Farmers (ANAP), Oxfam is helping women like Gloria become farmers and develop their own sustainable sources of income.

Cuba farmers: Reyna and her twin daughters. Photo: Oxfam

We're working with the National Association of Small Farmers in Cuba to help women become food producers.

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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