Specioza is a mother of four, and she has big dreams for the future. Before joining YICE, Specioza struggled to provide for her family. The hardest time of the year was the “hunger season,” when the local cost of food would increase, and she could not afford to feed her four children.

In her first harvest season with YICE, Specioza tripled her harvest – yielding 20 bags of maize on 1.5 acres of land. With her new income, she rented an additional ½ acre of land for planting more maize. She never believed her harvest!! In her words,