Meet the women, men, and families around the world who have benefited from access to stronger land rights.
The odds against a girl in India are immense. Neglect, malnutrition, ill-health, lack of education, a life without assets, an early marriage and motherhood, the list is long.
At the impossibly young age of 10, Lakshmi became a bride. Soon after that she became a mother. And then, a young widow.
For years Ranimma, her husband and three daughters were like leaves blown in the wind
During Rwanda’s 1994 genocide, Marie lost her husband. But thanks to Landesa’s work in Rwanda, she didn’t lose her land
For decades, Cao Fenping and his wife farmed their tiny plot of land with little security. As was standard throughout China, they had no title and knew that village leaders could and would reallocate farmers’ plots regularly
Mr. Liu is part of the agricultural revolution in China that has sparked the largest, most successful, poverty reduction program in the history of the world…