Each shelter represents more than just a physical structure; it symbolizes resilience, perseverance, and the promise of a brighter tomorrow.
In the verdant landscapes of kitchen gardens, a silent revolution is taking place, led by the hands of resilient women.
In the wake of multifaceted challenges, Afghanistan finds itself entrenched in a battle against hunger and food insecurity. The numbers are staggering: 15.3 million individuals (about twice the population of New Jersey) grapple with acute food insecurity, while 2.8 million Afghans face emergency-level food scarcity. The harrowing statistics paint a grim reality.
In the heartlands of Senegal, The Gambia, and Guinea-Bissau lies a pivotal industry – the cashew sector. With its economic significance, the cashew industry has been the lifeblood of many small shareholder farmers in the region. However, faced with the challenges posed by climate change and resource constraints, these farmers often grapple with ensuring sustainable practices […]
Droughts can leave vast lands across Afghanistan barren, affecting their ability to produce food. But guess what? Shelter For Life has a solution: irrigation systems! 🌍💧 Canals, reservoirs, and other irrigation methods play a pivotal role in supporting agriculture during tough times like droughts. They ensure better water availability, boosting farm productivity even in the […]
As the year draws to a close, we at Shelter For Life want to extend our heartfelt gratitude for your unwavering support and dedication to our mission. Together, we’ve achieved remarkable milestones in 2023, impacting countless lives across Afghanistan and Western Africa (Senegal, The Gambia, and Guinea-Bissau – SeGaBi). In Afghanistan, our collective efforts have […]
On Saturday morning, October 7th, 2023, the earth trembled with unimaginable force in Herat province, Afghanistan. A powerful 6.3 magnitude earthquake rocked the region, shattering homes, lives, and dreams. As we stand together in the face of this tragedy, Shelter For Life International urges you to join us in extending a helping hand to those […]
In the heart of Afghanistan’s Eastern central region lies Wardak Province, who today is facing an unprecedented disaster brought on by an unrelenting onslaught of torrential rains. The region is battling an emergency situation that encompasses flash flooding, erosion, landslides, property damage, destruction of roadways, and tragic loss of life. Shelter For Life is on […]
The partnership between SFL (Shelter For Life) and USDA (United States Department of Agriculture) has been instrumental in bringing about significant improvements to the cashew trade infrastructure in West Africa. This collaboration has set in motion a series of transformations that have not only bolstered the region’s cashew industry but also created numerous opportunities for […]
Since 2018, Shelter for Life has partnered with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to foster connections among infrastructure, finance and farms in the West African Cashew industry of Senegal, The Gambia, and Guinea-Bissau. By implementing Good Agricultural Practices and Climate Smart Agriculture West African Cashew Farmers have enhanced productivity. These practices have revitalized […]