On each side of the road and on the heights of the village of Alma, vast parcels of land covered by dense vegetation and a multitude of stones stretched as far as the eye can see. Hundreds of thousands of hectares of arable land are unexploited for lack of financial resources. Contacted by Father Basilios, Greek-Melkite Catholic priest in Alma, volunteers of SOS Chrétiens d'Orient visited the site to see the scale of the project.
If the work is going to be substantial, so will the benefits. In the short term, the land will supply fruits and vegetables to the inhabitants of the village, who will be able to live almost completely independently and bring food to their neighbors.
To do so, the land must be cleaned and the soil inverted. A tractor appears to be the cheapest and most appropriate solution for carrying out this project within a reasonable time.
SOS Chrétiens d'Orient participate in the financing of the tractor up to 20 000€.