In rural Africa, women thresh and grind grain with a mortar and pestle. This exhausting process can take hours to produce enough food to feed her family.
Women threshing pearl millet with a mortar and pestle.
To separate the grain from the chaff, women winnow their crops in the wind, losing much of their harvest in the process.
Senegalese farmer winnowing pearl millet grain in the wind.
The CTI team meets with farmers and village leaders in Senegal discuss grain processing.
Farmers test CTI's pearl millet grain stripper in Senegal.
Farmer tests CTI's grain thresher in Senegal. The thresher separates the chaff from the grain.
A calf searches for stray grain.
Senegalese farmers inspect CTI's grain winnower. The winnower isolates grain from the chaff, giving farmers clean, unbroken grain to eat or sell in the market.
A farmer operates CTI's grain winnower.
A farmer grinds corn flour with CTI's Ewing IV grinder.
Children gather to watch the demonstrations.
A farmer grinds peanuts with CTI's Ewing IV grinder.
Children look on as a mother and farmer grinds peanut butter with CTI's Ewing IV grinder.