Marina Nathalia Delgado, a banana and cassava producer, is a POSER beneficiary living in the Selada community of Ribeirinha de Jorge, in the municipality of Ribeira Grande, on the island of Santo Antao.
In this community, local people have benefited from boreholes equipped with a photovoltaic system with water energy management. The project has also built a 150 M3 reservoir and drip irrigation equipment.
The Rural Development: Rural Socio-economic Opportunities Program – POSER aims to improve the living conditions of rural populations by promoting the creation of inclusive and sustainable economic opportunities in rural areas, and in particular to foster long-term employment for the rural poor among women and young people. By the end of 2022, POSER had cumulatively financed 108 structuring projects with the potential to develop 157 ha, benefiting 11,963 producers, including 4,655 women. A total of 429 microprojects have been financed, targeting 5064 direct beneficiaries, including 2704 women.
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