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Freeze, leak and sun-dry
Peruvian farmers in the area of Kishuara only have the sale of their potatoes to save their children from hunger. Will you help us in the search for a creative solution?
From sacred crop to superfood
Thanks to its high nutritional value, quinoa had sacred status at the time of the Incas. Today, underprivileged farmers in Ecuador are eyeing lucrative markets, including Europe.
Guinean entrepreneurs give themselves credit
In the remote villages of Guinea, farmers and entrepreneurs barely have access to financial services. Trias believes these people should be given opportunities and therefore start-up capital to fulfil their dreams.
Making cultural tradition profitable
The north of Ghana is bone dry. The majority of the population lives under the poverty line and on top of this is illiterate. Trias makes sure that these people are able to tap an interesting source of income...
Women do value addition on locally produced rice in Burkina Faso
Women in Burkina Faso do all the household chores but have little say in the family budget. They often don't own land, extra income from small-scale trade offers an outlet.
Does everything have to be twice as difficult for women?
Women in the Andes have a harder time than men to get land, micro-credit and an income of their own. Together with Peruvian women we are fighting this systematic discrimination.
Will family agriculture survive?
The dependence on artificial fertilisers and chemical crop protection puts Ecuadorian farmers' families in a vulnerable position. That is why Trias promotes the niche market of agro-ecology in the Andes.
(Self) respect for Brazilian women
In Brazil 5,000 women are murdered every year, in the countryside particularly machismo rules. We empower women by supporting their economic activities.
Women take fate into their own hands
Female entrepreneurship is still in its infancy in Congo. But don't be wrong about this, women also have dreams. Trias gives them the necessary support.
Not every Brazilian is called Ronaldo
In Brazil increasingly more youngster are able to dream of having their business. But the recession and a lack of start-up capital are huge obstacles for many. Trias helps these youngsters.
Working night and day against better judgement?
What point is there in working 16 hours a day when nobody tells you about the right production techniques or current market prices? Trias acts with expertise.
No credit, no growth
Microfinance is no miracle solution. But with the necessary support, it is a powerful leverage for development. The results of Trias in Uganda prove this.
Farmers, stockbreeders and wild animals under pressure
In the arid north of Tanzania, rising population and scarce natural resources require fields, grazing areas and migratory routes for wild animals to be more clearly defined.
Stop wasting so much talent
Few countries have as many people on the sidelines as El Salvador. Women and youngsters in particular are denied opportunities to show their talent. Trias picks them up.
Do farmers in Congo have rights?
The family farmers have forever been left to fend for themselves. With Trias' support they are joining forces on national level.
Fighting against imported rice
In the poor country of Guinea, rice is the main staple. Unfortunately the country depends very much on foreign imports. Trias and the local farmers bring about structural change.
Agro-ecology counters changeable Andes climate
Climate change has seriously affected the seasons in the Andes. To counter the effects, Trias has deliberately chosen to support agro-ecological vegetable growers.
Will we give youths prospects for the future?
In the north of Tanzania, less than 3% of the working population receives a fixed pay. Young people who do not make their own way are heading into a bleak future. Not a pleasant prospect...
Family farmers claim cocoa export
The potential for cocoa production is huge in the DRC. However the family farmers are not the ones benefiting from it. Trias wants this to change.
Rice in the Sahel?
If the existence of farmers' families is under threat, Trias stands firm. And we do the impossible: efficiently grow rice in the stifling Sahel.
Space for family farmers in Brazil
The dominant agricultural model in Brazil is based on large-scale production of bulk. By way of alternative we increase the effectiveness of family agriculture.
Pineapples, a different look
Pineapple is a very popular crop in the Philippines. But what do you do with the leaves after the harvest? But small entrepreneurs can turn this waste problem into surprising innovation!
Potatoes with added value in Ecuador
Countless farming families are leading an outcast life on the rugged slopes of the Andes mountains. Are we going to let them continue to flounder?
Stopping the mass-emigration of disadvantaged young people in Central America
In El Salvador, one of the most dangerous countries in the world, a quiet exodus is taking place of young people who are forced to abandon their dreams. Help stop this refugee crisis.
Ever heard of smart microcredit?
When farmers and banks use small loans intelligently, agriculture is even profitable in the north of Ghana. Trias proves it.
The silent revolution of the Maasai women of Tanzania
The semi-nomadic livestock holders of the Maasai are at the top of the tourist wish list for people visiting Tanzania. But how many of these tourists stop to consider the fate of these people and of the Maasai women in particular?
Can we overcome the drought in Burkina Faso?
For nine months in the year it is dry, sandy and hot in Burkina-Faso. Male and female farmers only have small plots and a little water to survive. Trias helps them to get a maximum yield.
Business opportunities for young entrepreneurs
70 percent of youngsters in South Africa are unemployed. Trias seeks to provide them with the skills, support and opportunities to start, sustain and grow their enterprises.
Milk is essential for everyone
In the Philippino province of Camerines Sur many children are undernourished. Nevertheless, dairy farming is very prominent in this region. Trias brings demand and offer together.
From subsistence farming to commercial farming in Uganda
Have you ever witnessed the zest for life of people who have suddenly discovered they can stand on their own two feet?
Creating inclusive township economies
With the high unemployment rates, Trias has aligned itself with local business chambers in addressing urgent needs of small business owners in township areas.
Chance of failure: 70 per cent
Nashaly wants to stand on her own two feet but will she ever manage? In South Africa, almost 70 per cent of fledgling entrepreneurs goes bankrupt within two years. Will you help us fulfill the dreams of people like Nashaly?
From co-operation to change in Central America
In El Salvador women are the fifth wheel on the wagon. Unacceptable for a country sliding into a spiral of poverty and violence. Trias puts gender on the agenda, together with the women.
Should Ugandan youth allow themselves to dream?
In Uganda, the average woman still has six children, as they are the best guarantee for a careless pension. Trias aims to help young people to make their own dreams come true.