Guatemala, November 2012. Last Friday, in the central office of Agroamérica, a course on how to respond and evacuate in case of earthquake or fires was given to a group of employees that will work as leaders in charge of training the rest of their colleagues and guide them in case of emergencies. The workshop [...]
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’s Happy Families program conducted training sessions for rural women from four coastal communities in Guatemala on setting up and managing a small business. During the workshop “A Business, An Opportunity” women were taught how to conduct a feasibility study and produce a business plan, and were trained on the different steps [...]
Guatemala, July 2012. Last week, Agroamerica taught a first aid course to its farm personnel as a part of an overall human resources training program. This course was given by the local, municipal firemen from the area of La Blanca, in Ocós, San Marcos. The course was tailored to address the specific needs of banana [...]
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 [...]