Lena Baadjies, Western Cape, South Africa

Lena Baadjies is a female food hero because, from her work with Women on Farms, she wants to be the kind of woman that will be able to stand up and help others.Lena lives with her mother, father, aunt, two cousins and her own two children. “In the future I don’t want to be rich. I just want to be the kind of woman that will be able to stand up and help others, because I’ve come from a place that I needed somebody and in the future I want to be the person that will go up and help other people. I want to be that strong woman who will stand up for others.”