A BRIEF HISTORY

Founded in 1981, Tillers International is a multi-faceted, non-profit organization dedicated to improving the lives of people in rural areas around the world.  We work with farmers and artisans to create effective, innovative, and sustainable solutions to their problems.  Our speciality is in draft animal power, but we also offer expert instruction in blacksmithing and woodworking.

OUR MISSION

Tillers International preserves, studies, and exchanges skills and tools that empower communities worldwide
to improve livelihoods and agricultural productivity.

CORE VALUES

RESPECT
Respect for the diverse people we exchange with; we learn from them as they learn from us.

INSPIRE
Inspire an attitude of experimentation, which encourages clients to seek creative solutions to improve agricultural production in rural communities worldwide.

INNOVATE
 Develop workable agricultural innovations adaptable to various communities throughout the developing world.

EXPERIMENT
Strive to continuously improve our products and services through focused experimentation and development.

EMPOWER
Empower others to develop and implement technologies at a pace consistent with their culture, geography and environment.