AGROAMERICA HAS INVESTED MORE THAN $1.8 MILLION AND PARTNERED WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO TO IMPROVE THE HEALTH OF FAMILIES IN RURAL GUATEMALA

With the objective of improving population health in rural Guatemala, especially to the families of the AgroAmerica workers and the communities close to their operations, as well as provide educational opportunities for their children, the banana grower and shipper, AgroAmerica, created a Center for Human Development (CHD) in south-western Guatemala in 2012.  The CDH is [...]

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DOCTORS FROM THE HUMAN DEVELOPMENT CENTER OF AGROAMERICA TRAIN MIDWIVES.

Aldea Los Encuentros. Nine midwives from Agroamérica’s neighboring communities were trained by doctors from the Anschutz Medical Campus of the University of Colorado, United States. Six of them are already certified by the Ministry of Health, while the remaining three are in the certification process. According to Hilda Alvarado, social worker of Agroamérica’s Human Development [...]

By | June 27th, 2014|News, Sin categoría|0 Comments

AGROAMERICA OPENS MEDICAL CLINICS FOR EMPLOYEES AND THEIR FAMILIES.

Agroamerica opened last Friday a medical clinic of the Human Development Center that will provide services to the company’s employees and their families. This is another effort of the company to promote comprehensive and sustainable human development for its employees and the communities surrounding its operations. AGROAMERICA also contributes to the compliance of the Millennium [...]

By | March 17th, 2014|News|0 Comments

ANTHROPOLOGISTS FROM UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO CONDUCTED A STUDY FOR AGROAMERICA

Guatemala, february 2013. In order to understand the social and cultural context of the region in the communities near Agroamerica’s operations, eleven anthropology students from the University of Colorado conducted a study on health care. It is known that diseases, have social and cultural causes in addition to biological ones. By means of this study, [...]

By | February 12th, 2013|News|0 Comments