Venturing Beyond (Apr 2018 Updates)

The month of April brought the Orang Asli farmers new team members as well as an opportunity to learn beyond their farm.
Let’s say hello to three new joiners – Maslinda, Asanah and Efarinda who are in their early 20s. Prior to this, they were earning RM300 – RM500 from oil palms and a fading forest and struggling to feed and raise their children; their husbands depend on odd-jobs to make ends meet. These three young women see the farm as a sustainable means of regular income, and hope to venture into farming as the way forward.

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