The Gorta-Self Help Africa 2014 took place on Friday 17th October and the winners have been revealed!
The profits from each and every ticket sold is helping us to transform the lives of the people we work with across Africa. Thank you to everyone who took part and a big congratulations to our three lucky winners!
Mobile phones are now being employed by Gorta-Self help Africa in an innovative new project to spread farming information.
For many years, Self Help Africa has helped farmers to access information on how they can improve their farming practices.
A practice known as agricultural extension, our work in this area has seen us partner with local and national organisations to spread farming knowledge. One of the challenges in this work has always been scale - how to build a system that can reach large numbers of farmers in a cost efficient way
A tomato preservation business established by a group of enterprising women in Malawi has underlined the huge potential for African smallholder farmers to earn more from the food that they grow.
Just a year after the first jars of garden fresh tomatoes rolled off the production line and the women behind Kwithu Kitchen (KK) are selling their product to some of the leading supermarkets and hotel chains in the Southern African country.
15 April 2014, Rome - PepsiCo has joined fellow beverage corporation the Coca-Cola Company in giving its official support to a set of global guidelines that protect the rights of poor and vulnerable people to land, livelihoods and food security.