3 Months on Coconut farmers

A sales sign advertising coconut lumber at the Tugop Farmers’ Association, Leyte. (Photo: Eleanor Farmer/Oxfam)

Arlene Arceo (29), Manager of Latufa Farmers’ Association. (Photo: Eleanor Farmer/Oxfam)

Larry Tondo (31) Carpenter and Chainsaw Operator, builds a coconut lumber sales kiosk. (Photo: Eleanor Farmer/Oxfam)

Roselito Mercado (27) Chainsaw Operator, Latufa Farmers’ Association, Tugop, Leyte. (Photo: Eleanor Farmer/Oxfam)

Zacarias Latina carries his son Renzel Jake (3) in Julita, Leyte (Photo: Eleanor Farmer/Oxfam)

Members of the Cabuynan Farmers’ Association in Tanauan, Leyte. Oxfam has provided chainsaws, protective clothing and sawmills for coconut farmers who lost their trees and their livelihoods during Typhoon Haiyan. (Photo: Simon Roberts/Oxfam)

Chainsaw operators cut fallen coconut trees at the Kasaganahen Cooperative in Palo, Leyte. (Photo: Jane Beesley/Oxfam)

Oxfam Livelihoods Officer, Zenia Leysa, gives a presentation on setting up an income generating sawmill to the Lapay Tugop Farmers Association in Tugop, Tanauan, Leyte.(Photo: Jane Beesley/Oxfam)

Coconut lumber prepared by the Tolosahay Upland Farmers’ Cooperative in Julita, Leyte. (Photo: Eleanor Farmer/Oxfam)

The frame of a house made from coconut lumber in Tolosahay, Julita. (Photo: Eleanor Farmer/Oxfam)