Kansas Teaches Refugees The Business Of Farming To Help Them Rebuild Lives

On another note, Ellingsworth said the program had assisted many participants in finding land while others have bought their homes with the aid of their farming businesses. She added that one of the participants had recently sold nearly $900 worth of produce to a single restaurant which was a lot of money for the family especially during the winter months.

Apart from gaining valuable farming and business insight with the program, the participants also find companionship and form strong bonds with other members despite their differences in languages and ethnicity. Ellingsworth says that sometimes a farmer from Myanmar may become best friends with a farmer from Somalia, and they find a way to communicate with each other

 

Source: Kansas Teaches Refugees The Business Of Farming To Help Them Rebuild Lives – 60abc

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