Guatemala, February 2013. Agroamerica donated seven thousand bananas for schools refreshments snacks, for the rural communities of San Jose Mogollon and El Jabali in Nueva Concepcion, Escuintla. Over one thousand students were benefited from this donation. This donation was made possible through the food security program -Happy Families- (Familas Felices); the objective of this program [...]
Guatemala, May 2012. Agroamerica collaborated with community leaders and rural villages to repair the riverbanks and dredge the Mico River in the town of Huitzitzil, Tiquisate, Escuintla. The company invested last year $6,000.00 U.S. dollars to help dredging the river and building up the riverbanks. This riverbank reinforcement will benefit five communities that are isolated [...]
Guatemala, December 2011. Agroamerica organized the workshop “Handling of Containers” with the shipping companies APL, Maersk and Seaboard Marine in Escuintla for 22 employees. The main objective of these trainings are to detect possible failures of the equipment on time, and to be able to avoid the damage of the fruit. This training was given [...]
Guatemala, November 2011. Agroamerica’s Corporate Social Responsibility Department donated plastic containers to the school and health center of San Jose Mogollon, in Escuintla. The plastic containers will be used to recycle garbage, which will help keep the town clean and build a culture of care for the environment among its inhabitants. Agroamerica also obtained a [...]
Guatemala, October 2011. Contributing to education, especially of nearby communities, Agroamerica helped build ten classrooms in the Juan Pablo Hernández School in the community of Ticanlú. This project, which will benefit more than 550 students and some 300 families, was made possible by the joint effort of the private sector, the Municipality of Tiquisate and [...]
Agroamérica reinforced the riverbanks and dredged the Mico River to protect the communities from flooding.
Guatemala, September 2011. As part of their social responsibility program, Agroamérica collaborated with local communities to help build up the riverbanks and dredge the Mico River in the town of Huitzitzil in Tiquisate, Escuintla. This river was negatively affected by hurricane Agatha last year. The company invested $6,000.00 U.S. dollars in the project in the [...]
Agroamerica invited community leaders to participate in a Corporate Social Responsibility workshop (CRS) sponsored by Centrarse.
Guatemala, August 2011. A group of community leaders from Escuintla were invited by Agroamérica to participate in the workshop: “Introducing CSR in Communities.” This workshop was part of the annual Responsible Businesses in Guatemala conference organized by the Centrarse Association. The participating community leaders came from four rural areas in the Department of Escuintla: San [...]
Guatemala, June, 2011. As part of Agroamérica’s corporate responsibility program and Better Families program, a clean-up day was organized in San Jose Mogollon, Nueva Concepción, Escuintla. Many people from the community participated including the director, teachers and students from the local school and women, leaders, and members of COCODE. The activity began with an instructional [...]
Agroamérica repairs infrastructure of Escuela Oficial Rural Mixta in San Francisco Madre Vieja village.
Guatemala, June 2009. Aiming to improve the conditions of students of the village San Francisco Madre Vieja, Agroamerica repaired parts of the installations of the village?s school, Escuela Oficial Rural Mixta, located in Tiquisate, Escuintla. The school had serious roof damage, it presented holes where water, litter and sunlight easily entered, making it difficult for [...]