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Nicaragua: "We Are Eagles and We Want to Fly"

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Rural women of local cooperatives are creating life changes, not only for themselves but their families as well. They are working with organizational strategies, receiving training, attending Farmer Field Schools, have easier access to credit, acquiring working tools and participating in gender workshops, their empowerment is evident. "We are not chickens, we are eagles and we want to fly. We still have many things to learn and we are able to do it" said Rosa Edith Novoa, a member of the Cooperative of Agricultural Services "Nuevo Horizonte", during a meeting held by partners and members of the cooperative, where Government delegates and representatives of the Canadian Embassy were present. 

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03/18/2014