“When we got the corn seeds from Oxfam it was so good because it didn’t take a long time to grow. Normally, it would take three months but with these seeds it was faster. Even though the crops were smaller, they gave a good yield.”
— Anselima Colo, Oecusse, Timor-Leste
Oxfam is working in vulnerable areas like Timor-Leste to help communities prepare for disasters and make sure they have enough to eat. For example, we provide seeds and training for families to grow their own nutritious food so they can eat healthily and sell leftover produce at market.
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