LTI’s JOURNEY SO FAR
We have a target of Planting 1500 trees before the end of 2018
97 Trees planted and still counting,
1403 Trees more to be planted
We are currently working with 51 rural farmers and 25 unemployed youths on the Project MARIWO NATURAL
PROJECT HEALTHY VEGETABLE FOR STUDENTS BY STUDENTS In collaboration with rural farmers as co-facilitators has trained 104 youths (students and unemployed graduates) at our Incubation centre using the Rural community needs and Agricultural value chain needs as a tool to birth curiosity and creativity in them. 17 Participants have began their small scale business in Agriculture and related fields. We are up-scaling this project now to project YOUTHS GROW NATURAL.
PROJECT STUDENTS LEADERS DEVELOPMENT TRAINING has also worked with 336 students’ leaders from 24 Tertiary institutions in Nigeria advocating for quality education, healthy environment and healthy food for children and students in all Nigerian educational level also to ensure peaceful co-existence with management and host community. They have also been trained on resource management show of accountability, continuity and sustainability plans.
AGRO-GENDER DEVELOPMENT training and advocacy has seen 55 rural women own their own Farm plots, and 6 young ladies begin their small scale Agribussines even from their campuses.
25 high schools and 6 higher Institutions have been reached with our message on sexual reproductive health and Transforming the face of Agriculture projects ( bringing students back farm clubs, planting trees and school gardens)
Face of Agriculture Africa (FOA): has reached over 10000 high school students inspiring them to consider a career paths in agriculture and it value chains. before our intervention less than 2% showed interest but after our Agro motivation series about 37% now showed interest
Our work further includes:
Activities against gender based violence, marginalization of the women and girl child and revitalization of the girl child education with inclusion in agriculture based activities;
Improving educational systems bases on real needs of communities (rural and urban) and with an ecological approach.