I used to grow and sell vegetables and agricultural inputs, but my profits were low because I had no market stall to expose my products. I heard about the FAR Project and registered for the 2-day training course that focussed on business management of agricultural inputs. The training was rich and touched on managing working capital, stock taking and marketing, among other topics. The project linked me to various trade fairs, which expanded my client network from the local markets. Additionally, it helped me set up a demonstration field and now farmers from the surrounding area can see the benefit of using improved varieties of seeds and good quality fertilisers. With the project’s help, I plan to build a proper market stall with suitable sales and storage conditions. I aspire to expand my business and become a hub agro-dealer and an example to women who often shy away from this male-dominated sector.
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