Women growing vegetables in Tirbespiyê for 2 years
After the success of the winter vegetable growing project in its first year, the Women's Economy Cooperative, which aims to support the social economy and spread the idea of working together, grows vegetables this year as well.
In Tirbespiyê district, a joint cooperative project supported by the Women's Economy Committee affiliated to the Kongreya Star was implemented and achieved success in the development of the women's economy.
Two cooperatives specializing in the cultivation of agricultural products were established in Tirbespiyê district, one in Aliyan district. Approximately 960 decares of land is being cultivated and the cooperative has 24 women.
In the town of Sinciq, 6 women plant and collect winter vegetables on 20 decares of land.
This year, the cooperative opened a bakery called Gelawêj for women's economy in the town of Helwa. It also opened a shop in the Xewle school in Tirbespiyê district. For two years now the cooperative has been growing winter vegetables in the town of Sinciq.
Participants in the cooperative together help the cultivation of the soil and the sale of products, as a result, women meet their daily needs in economic prosperity.
THE IDEA OF COLLABORATION BETWEEN WOMEN
Guljin Abdullah Osman, director of Tirbespiye Women's Economy Cooperative, said that “This work aimed to popularize the idea of cooperation among women and after the success of the winter vegetable growing project last year, vegetables have been planted again this year”.
Guljin announced that a wide variety of vegetables will be planted according to the farming plan.
Intisar Ali, a member of the Women's Economy Cooperative, said, “We cultivate and watch the soil jointly until the end of the growing season.”
"The product of last year was good, we aim to develop other varieties such as cumin and cedar," she added.