Last week the Trust was in the south island running its First Steps programmes in Ashburton and Maniototo. The beautiful weather and the truly breath-taking scenery were magnificent, however...
The Agri-Women's Development Charitable Trust is about capturing and developing the vast source of untapped talent in rural women to find
solutions for sustainable, thriving communities and NZ as a whole.
There are two simple facts that are undeniable.
Many women who live rurally and are involved in agriculture enter the sector with skills, experience and careers of enormous value. Supporting their agricultural businesses, their rural communities and motherhood often leaves little opportunity to continue those careers.
We take a long-term stake in each woman's future, standing alongside them during our programmes and putting in place support structures for women when they have completed programmes.
Developing partnerships with other organisations and agri-business for mutual benefit is high on our agenda. We wish to share our own resources and programmes for the greater good of the agriculture industry.