"She is almost reduced to living on strong tea to pay the school fees," reports an interviewer for the ABLH survey.
The struggle began, and "she knows she is losing the battle," ABLH reports.
"Doubling maize yields and tripling kale yields doesn't make much of a difference if you can't get your produce to market, or if a flood of cheap imports squashes your local market," says Jim Cheatle, founder and director of ABLH
. To get at these issues, Cheatle expanded the group's agenda to include a kind of farmer empowerment.