Agroamérica fumigated the farms, health clinics, and schools in the communities near their operations to prevent diseases carried by vermin and insects
Guatemala, July 2011. As part of their Social Responsibility Program, Agroamérica organized a day of fumigation in the communities of Madre Vieja, San Jose Mogollón and Huitzizil, all located in the Department of Escuintla, in addition to Agroamérica farms to prevent diseases caused by insects, mainly mosquitoes, that cause dengue and malaria.
The fumigation was carried out in a way as to reduce any negative impact on the environment. Neighborhood health clinics, community centers, and schools were all treated in coordination with the personnel from the Health Center of Tiquisate.
This activity benefited all the employees of Agroamérica farms and residents of the neighboring communities, including students, families, staff, and patients of health centers who all expressed their appreciation to the company for this help.
Agroamérica is concerned with the health and welfare of its employees and communities surrounding its operations; that is why it organizes activities of this kind to prevent diseases that are common to these areas.
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