AgroAmerica, a banana and vegetable oil producer, together with Civil Society, local governments and the National Coordinator for Disaster Reduction -CONRED-, carried out the second phase of the formation of local coordinators for disaster reduction- COLRED- in the southwestern, three department zone of Guatemala, where three departments: Retalhuleu, Quetzaltenango and San Marcos meet. The goal [...]
Guatemala, February 2012. As part of the project “Water is life” Agroamerica, together with UNICEF, the COCODE (local community development council), the Tiquisate Health Center and concerned mothers, helped clean 180 water wells in the San Francisco Madre Vieja community and 80 in Huitzitzil village, in Escuintla province. With this work inhabitants of the mentioned [...]
Agroamerica invited community leaders to participate in a Corporate Social Responsibility workshop (CRS) sponsored by Centrarse.
Guatemala, August 2011. A group of community leaders from Escuintla were invited by Agroamérica to participate in the workshop: “Introducing CSR in Communities.” This workshop was part of the annual Responsible Businesses in Guatemala conference organized by the Centrarse Association. The participating community leaders came from four rural areas in the Department of Escuintla: San [...]
Guatemala, June, 2011. As part of Agroamérica’s corporate responsibility program and Better Families program, a clean-up day was organized in San Jose Mogollon, Nueva Concepción, Escuintla. Many people from the community participated including the director, teachers and students from the local school and women, leaders, and members of COCODE. The activity began with an instructional [...]