Nurturing Coffee Growth: Zubeida Jemal's Impact on Smallholder Farmers

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Zubeida Jemal works at the Project Mercy demonstration garden, where she supports with coffee seedling program. Her focus is on the coffee seed germination process, and through the demonstration garden, she is able to provide the skills and knowledge for smallholder farmers in the region to take home to their own plots of land.

Zubeida grew up in Yetebon and has worked with Project Mercy for 16 years, starting as a kitchen lady, where she served for four years before transitioning to the farm.

As part of Project Mercy’s holistic approach to rural community development in the region of Yetebon, Zubeida’s 6 children are provided with high-quality education at Project Mercy’s Medhane-Alem School.


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