Nut processing

Nut processing

BackgroundCompany profileImpact We discovered that large wild walnut forests exist in many parts of Asia, and though a small percentage of the nuts are eaten by people living in the region, most are not harvested because of the vast supply making it impossible to sell...
Cashews

Cashews

BackgroundCompany profileImpact Many years ago, three students from this country studied at Wageningen University and Research (WUR) and decided after graduation to begin an agricultural business which would contribute to their home country. They evaluated the...
Pig farming

Pig farming

BackgroundCompany profileImpact In 1997, while struggling with the hardships brought on by recent independence from the Soviet Union, a pastor from a small village in Eastern Europe sent a letter to World Partners. He wrote about poverty of body and soul, a people who...
Silk factory

Silk factory

BackgroundCompany profileImpact A pastor in this region approached World Partners and asked for help starting a local silk production business to fund his ministry and feed children at the boarding school run by his family. With 300 students and a very limited budget,...