Straight from Tanzinia, watch how ugali and bean soup is made. The African country is twice the size of California but some 75 percent of its population living in rural communities that have inadequate access to social and financial services and transportation infrastructure.

Catholic Relief Services reaches more than 1.25 million people in East Africa’s largest nation. A “Soybeans are money” project improved farming techniques and strengthened a local farmers’ group that fetches better prices at market.