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Marshal Papworth – Growing out of hunger

At Marshal Papworth we help students from developing countries to grow themselves out of hunger so that they and their fellow countrymen benefit from a more sustainable future.

We do this through providing agricultural and horticultural scholarships and helping students to develop practical skills and valuable knowledge to share within their local communities in order to meet future food needs for generations to come.

Our scholarship placements take place within the UK at leading agricultural and horticultural education institutions; an approach that we believe offers advantageous experiential learning.

The first students to benefit from our work began their studies in 2002 and since then over 200 scholarships have been awarded to applicants from around the world.

Marshal Papworth Fund short course scholarship – Class of 2019’s sustainable farming projects

At the end of their 10 week short course BTEC in Sustainable Farming, our 11 scholars were keen to share the projects that they plan to start as they touch down in their home countries of Sri Lanka, Kenya, Ghana, Burkina Faso and Malawi.

To see all of their projects, please click here.

Our Students

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FROM Kenya
Course: Marshal Papworth Short Course
University: Moulton College
Year of completion: 2018


Mrs Ochieng Caroline Andango

Country – Kenya

Ochieng is married with four children

As a partner with Self-help Africa, Caroline works as an Agricultural Extension Officer.

Her roles and responsibilities are:

Development of Agriculturally oriented strategies

Capacity building of staff (frontline extension workers)

Supervision of frontline extension workers

Farmer training and skills

Report writing

On returning home Caroline, would like to help her communities move forward, toward modern production systems, with the enhanced knowledge she has obtained on the short course.

Our Scholarships

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Masters Programme

One year scholarships at UK-based agricultural and horticultural universities and colleges.

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10-Week Short Course Programme

Our own tailor-made practical demonstration farmer course.

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