AGROAMERICA SUPPORTS PROGRAMS THAT CONSERVE THE ENVIRONMENT

AgroAmerica finances smallholders who grow different crops in Ixcán, Quiché, through the Agroforestry projects of the NGO EcoLogic. Agroforestry is an agricultural production system that intersperse trees with crops. The agroforestry systems introduced by EcoLogic are helping local farmers improve the performance of their crops without harming the environment. Some of the benefits of Agroforestry [...]

By |2018-11-27T16:19:45+00:00November 27th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

STUDENTS FROM AGROAMERICA’S MOJARRAS SCHOOL GRADUATE

The third class of the sixth grade of the Mojarras Rural Private School in Coatepeque, Guatemala graduated. The school is the result of an alliance between AgroAmerica and Funcafe that began in 2010 with the purpose of raising the quality of education in rural areas of Southwest Guatemala. The students enrolled in the Mojarras School [...]

By |2018-11-16T17:36:54+00:00November 16th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

AGROAMERICA JOINS FIGHT AGAINST HUNGER

World Food Day marks the founding of the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations in 1945. It’s observed by many organizations involved with food security around the world. AgroAmerica’s CSR programs are closely aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and several of their programs address this issue. Food security is defined by the UN as [...]

By |2018-11-14T21:20:40+00:00November 14th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

AgroAmerica CEO Embraces Sustainable Development

Guatemala, March 02, 2018 – Business leaders and entrepreneurs can unlock new market opportunities worth more than US$1 trillion and generate up to 24 million jobs in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) by 2030 through sustainable business models, according to the Better Business, Better World LAC, a recent report from the Business & Sustainable [...]

By |2018-03-15T15:14:35+00:00March 6th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

HELPING YOUNG GIRLS REACH THEIR FULL POTENTIAL

Helping young girls like Esther is an integral part of the Mojarras School methodology.  Genesis Esther is an elementary school girl who has been bullied and teased about her disability – the fingers on one hand did not develop normally. Because of this disability Esther didn’t want to go to school.  She always covered her [...]

By |2018-04-10T18:38:05+00:00January 5th, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

EDUCATING GIRLS IS CENTRAL TO ERADICATING POVERTY

    One of the United Nations’ sustainable development goals (SDGs) is the eradication of poverty worldwide. Educating girls is a central part of eradicating global poverty, according to the World Bank, because it has broad social implications. At the Mojarras School in a rural village of southwest Guatemala, all children of AgroAmerica’s employees have access [...]

By |2018-01-23T17:41:37+00:00January 3rd, 2018|Blog|0 Comments

WORLD AIDS DAY HIGHLIGHTS THE NEED FOR MORE AWARENESS AND TRAINING

World AIDS Day takes place on the 1st December each year. It’s an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, to show support for people living with HIV, and to commemorate those who have died from an AIDS-related illness. Founded in 1988, World AIDS Day was the first ever global health [...]

By |2017-12-04T12:46:55+00:00December 1st, 2017|Blog|0 Comments

STUDENTS GRADUATED AGROAMERICA’S MOJARRAS SCHOOL

This month parents, teachers and students celebrated as students graduated from the sixth grade. This is the second class of Sexto Primaria of the Mojarras Mixed Rural Private School in Coatepeque, Quetzaltenango, Guatemala to graduate. The school is the result of an alliance between AgroAmerica and Funcafé that began in 2010 with the purpose of raising [...]

By |2017-11-29T15:01:38+00:00November 28th, 2017|Blog, Uncategorized|0 Comments

AGROAMERICA TAPS ALLIANCES TO WORK TOWARD UN SDGs

AgroAmerica is fully committed to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UN SDGs) and we've aligned our CSR programs to these goals.  The AgroAmerica alliances with local partnerships, government agencies and international partners like the University of Colorado, WWF, World Banana Forum, USAID, and Solidaridad, help up to acieve these goals. Local Partnerships We believe [...]

By |2017-11-17T21:49:37+00:00November 17th, 2017|Blog|0 Comments