AGROAMERICA WORKERS AND COMMUNITY LEADERS FROM ESCUINTLA ARE BEING TRAINED TO “RESPOND TO NATURAL DISASTERS”.

Guatemala, November 2012. Together, 35 employees of the Agroamerica farms and more than one hundred leaders of the neighboring communities received training for “response and evacuation in case of natural disasters”, a course given by the National Coordinator for the Reduction of Disasters-CONRED-. Following up on the Local Coordinators-COLRED-formed two years ago in the farms [...]

By | November 12th, 2012|News|0 Comments

Agroamérica trains rural Guatemalan women in pastry arts.

Guatemala, July 2011. Agroamérica trained forty women from the community of San Francisco Madre Vieja, Escuintla, in the skills of pastry production in order to teach them a new skill that could be used to start their own home-based businesses. The group met for five consecutive days in the local public school to receive classes [...]

By | July 26th, 2011|News|0 Comments