According to a recent article in Al Jazeera America (link here) only 7% of small farmers in Nicaragua have access to any type of irrigation system for their crops. Erasmo is a small farmer in San Francisco Libre, one of the driest areas in Nicaragua. Initially Erasmo refused to work with CEPAD, he said nothing could grow on his dry soil. Now, after a year of working with CEPAD he has fruit trees and vegetables growing right on his own land.

Watch the video below to see this amazing transformation!