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  1. Originating in the Americas and Europe, amaranth has been cultivated for more than 8,000 years, dating back at least to the Mayan civilization of South and Central America. It was a staple of the Aztecs and incorporated into their religious ceremonies. In the 1500’s the Spanish conquistadors...  
  2. One key aspect of those who live in poverty is a lack of options. Personal finances are one area in which lack of options can have a huge impact on a family and community. Sometimes income and/or expenses are irregular, leaving folks vulnerable. The opportunity to borrow a small amount of money...  
  3. 2018-07-12 This video tells the story of Grain Amaranth - its growth and use. In addition, here is alinktoa video, filmed in Uganda in 2010----with testimonials by people living with AIDS. Their testimonials have also been validated by at least one controlled health study in Kenya.  
  4. Session:Africa has the capacity to feed its children affordably and cost effectively if its vast resources are well harnessed and developed bringing and end to the continents constant food shortages and the shameful food handouts from other continents which do not enjoy the same kind of resources...  
  5. 2017-03-13 Scientists warn that global fish stocks are on the verge of collapse due to the effects of climate change and overfishing, fueling concerns of increased malnutrition. This not only translates into less fish for human consumption but, ironically, impacts aquaculture as commercial fish feed...  
  6. Knowing the correct procedure for saving seed is a valuable skill for small-scale vegetable farmers. Saving seed allows farmers to: save money on inputs maintain local landraces and varieties build a local source of seed in areas lacking access to seed distributors exchange seed with fellow...  
  7. This animation describes the process of electing a management committee. We discuss how decisions are made collectively and how a committee is elected as part of this process. It is the second animation out of six in the Microfinance Animation Series. Scientific Animations Without Borders (SAWBO)...  
  8. The following video describes how to start a savings group. It includes how to form a group, how to organize the group and then how to organizing a savings box. This variation of the animation was created for World Renew. Scientific Animations Without Borders (SAWBO) is a university based...  
  9. The following video describes how to start a savings group. It includes how to form a group, how to organize the group and then how to organizing a savings box. Scientific Animations Without Borders (SAWBO) is a university based program. SAWBO transforms extension information on relevant topics...  
  10. This animation describes the concept of fines that can be applied when one misses a group meeting and in the same order, fines that can be applied when one misses a savings payment. It is the third animation out of six in the microfinance animation series. Scientific Animations Without Borders...