Emergency Victory Garden Workshops
This past March, Cyclone Freddy wreaked havoc on southern Malawi impacting many of the communities where Face-to-Face works. As rain continued to fall throughout the month, almost half of the country was faced with damage from the storm. Malawi experienced the equivalent of 3.5 feet of rain in 4 straight days. Over 1,200 people have…Read More
Villagers Surviving The Storm
This is Mary David, 35, pictured here with one of her 3 children. This is what remains of their home after Cyclone Freddy tore through southern Malawi. The family is still residing in the remaining portion of the house. She’s fearful her maize field has been destroyed but since Mary is single she is staying…Read More
Cyclone Freddy Flood Updates: Malawi
Sadly, every year we’re finding ourselves talking about the same catastrophic events hitting the same region, and this year is no exception. Tropical Cyclone Freddy, already the longest-lived tropical storm in history, has ripped through southern Africa for the second time in a month. After smashing records for lasting so long and intensifying so often,…Read More
March 2023: Welcome Jason Reed!
We are pleased to be partnering with organic farm expert from USAID’s Cultivating New Frontiers in Agriculture program, Jason Reed. Jason will be working closely with the F2F Malawi team over the next week or two to teach new practices that focus on making current maize fields more diverse, productive, and sustainable as well as…Read More
February 2023: SENSE Foundation Brussels Partnership Continues
The Face-to-Face Project is thrilled to announce that we are continuing our partnership with SENSE Foundation Brussels over the next 2 years. We are working hard to increase the number of victory gardens in our Victory Garden Campaign in central Malawi. This will help even more families grow their own food, save money, generate income,…Read More
January 2023: F2F Achievements In 2022
2022 ACHIEVEMENTS: 120,000 People Averting Hunger 26,000 Families with Gardens378 Malawi Villages with Gardens16 Cambodia Villages with GardensRead More
December 2022: Welcome Back Phineas!
In September 2016, F2F partnered with agriculture expert, Phineas Ellis, to provide technical assistance and workshops teaching groups of 25-30 Malawian villagers about home Victory Gardens. We are thrilled to once again be working with Phineas, this time around in Cambodia. Phineas has been with our F2F team in Pursat Province over the past week…Read More
November 2022: Victory Gardens Benefit A Success!
The 2022 Face-to-Face Victory Gardens Benefit was a huge success, with over $100,000 raised to support our Victory Garden Campaigns in Cambodia and Malawi! Thank you to those who purchased tickets, sponsored guests, donated in lieu of attending, donated during the live auction, and supported our work. Thanks to your generosity we had a fantastic…Read More
Special Thanks to Action on Poverty and Australian Aid!
F2F would like to give special thanks to our partners Action on Poverty and Australian Aid for not only supporting our Victory Garden Campaign over the last year but continuing their support into 2023. Over 25,000 families, 112,500 people, with victory gardens are now eating better, saving money and taking small steps out of poverty.…Read More
September 2022: Reimagining the Potential of Victory Gardens!
Chun Sim and her husband, Seang Sameth, worked as migrant farmers in Thailand. Along with being separated from family, the work was physically exhausting and low paying.After returning to Cambodia, the couple became hooked on victory gardening in 2019. Growing without chemicals appealed to them and they came to love experimenting with victory gardening’s myriad…Read More