AGROAMERICA, in support to the Zero Hunger Plan donates 3000 bananas every week to students from Cerritos School in Ocos department of San Marcos. The Project “Healthy School Snacks” has been implemented with the goal of promoting food security and contributing in the reduction of malnutrition in 360 students from the Cerritos school. Bananas contain [...]
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 [...]
Guatemala, august 2012. Agroamerica, in partnership with the Nutritional Food Security Secretariat- SESAN [for its initials in Spanish], is carrying out the “Nutritional Reinforcement with Bananas” Project to prevent acute malnutrition in the municipalities of San Pablo and Sibinal of the department of San Marcos, which have been given priority by the government because of [...]
Guatemala, January 2012. More than 18,000 people climbed the Agua Volcano to participate in the Subida por la Vida initiative (Climb for Life) to raise awareness against violence in Guatemala. The activity was organized by the Jóvenes por Guatemala movement (Youth for Guatemala) and the British Embassy as part of the campaign Break the Cycle: [...]
Agroamerica opened the school called “Mixed Rural Private School Fernando Bolaños,” in the Chiquirines village, Caballo Blanco, Rethaluleu, which is directed to the children of Agroamerica´s employees who live in rural villages located near the farm. The school has preschool and primary. To carry out this project, Agroamerica signed an agreement with Funcafé – Foundation [...]
Guatemala, May 2009. Aiming to restore vehicular communication and benefit the local community, the bridge from Las Trozas village, which connected three villages in the area, was repaired. The bridge, which was rebuilt with the support of the company Agroamérica, had a hole of 2.5 meters wide by 3 meters long, preventing communication with the [...]