This year the Cropital Community has reached new farmers while continuing to support returning ones.
Tay Samuel Araño, 54, grew up in poverty and wasn’t able to finish his schooling. So he made it his own dream and mission in life to make sure his children don’t suffer the same fate.
I’ve been working as a farmer since I was kid. I worked hard and was able to send all my seven children to school.
At the age of 27, Jenifer Santos acts as the breadwinner of the family, since her father has passed away and her mother suffered an accident while operating a tractor.
Meet Nanay Aida, a 53-year-old single mother and farmer, who is filled with unconditional love and hope to bring a better future for her child.