This is a joint women’s co-operative project in Tirbespiyê, supported by the Women’s Economy Committee affiliated to Kongra Star, including two women’s agricultural co-operatives, Gelawêj Bakery for women’s economy in Helwa town and a shop in the Xewle school, all in Tirbespiyê district.
After the success of the winter vegetable growing project in its first year, the Women’s Economy Co-operative grows vegetables in 2021 as well. A wide variety of vegetables will be planted according to the farming plan, including new varieties such as cumin and cedar. Participants in the co-operative together help the cultivation of the soil and the sale of products.
In Aliyan district, approximately 960 decares of land is being cultivated by a co-operative of 24 women.
In the town of Sinciq, six women plant and collect winter vegetables on 20 decares of land. Since 2018/19 the co-operative has been growing winter vegetables in the town of Sinciq.
In 2020, the co-operative also opened a bakery called Gelawêj for women’s economy in the town of Helwa. It also opened a shop in the Xewle school in Tirbespiyê district.