Farming as tool for refugees to integrate in Kansas

Non-profit ‘New Roots for Refugees’ found an inventive way to integrate refugees in Kansas through an education program in farming. Many of the refugees, mostly from Myanmar and Bhutan, were farmers in their home countries, but they are not used to the climate, crops and soils in Kansas. New Roots teaches the refugees how to farm in Kansas, plus how to run small businesses, so that they can sustain themselves and participate in US society.

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Farming as tool for refugees to integrate in Kansas

Non-profit ‘New Roots for Refugees’ found an inventive way to integrate refugees in Kansas through an education program in farming. Many of the refugees, mostly from Myanmar and Bhutan, were farmers in their home countries, but they are not used to the climate, crops and soils in Kansas. New Roots teaches the refugees how to farm in Kansas, plus how to run small businesses, so that they can sustain themselves and participate in US society.

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