Custom is a lead farmer on the sweet potato project in Malawi

Hardworking lead farmer

Custom and his wife have four children, the youngest is 8 months and the eldest is 12. He is a Lead Farmer on our Sweet Potato project so supports Francis, the Project Coordinator, in training and supporting the farmers benefiting from the project.

Talking about why he was selected to be a Lead Farmer he said, “I was identified as being hard working, trustworthy and a leader in my community.”

Custom is also growing the improved sweet potato varieties and has been able to provide a more nutritious breakfast for his children. He is growing Chipika and Royal Choice varieties and this year hopes to harvest eight 20 litre buckets of sweet potato.

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