Guatemala, January, 2013. Agroamerica as part of its Social Corporate Responsibility Program has joined the Food Bank of Guatemala -BAG-(for its initials in Spanish) to distribute food in the Department of Quetzaltenango and other areas of the country, which have been given priority because of its high rates of poverty and malnutrition. For several years, [...]
Guatemala, January 2013. Agroamerica, in partnership with the Guatemalan Secretariat for Food Security and Nutrition -SESAN- (for its initials in Spanish), carried out the “Nutritional Reinforcement with Bananas” Project to prevent acute malnutrition in ten municipalities of San Marcos and one of Quetzaltenango, which have been given priority by the government because of their high [...]
AGROAMERICA CONTRIBUTES TO THE RECONSTRUCTION OF TWO SCHOOLS IN SAN MARCOS, AFTER LAST WEEK EARTHQUAKE.
Guatemala, November 2012. On November 7, a 7.4 magnitude earthquake struck Guatemala, killing 52 people, 40 in the department of San Marcos and 11 in the department of Quetzaltenango, region where a large part of the operations of Agroamerica are located and a large number of its employees live. Also one million and a half [...]
Guatemala, October 2011. Agroamerica donated food to 800 families affected by the rains which recently struck Guatemala’s southwestern region. The company delivered food items including flour, beans, sugar, oil, salt and bananas, focusing on the poorest families cut off from main roads and unable to replenish their food supply. Agroamerica employees, beneficiary women of corporate [...]
Guatemala, December 2011. Agroamerica organized the visit of 12 doctors from United States to conduct a study about the health, education and lifestyle situation of the communities bordering the southwestern departments of Quetzaltenango, Retalhuleu and San Marcos. The objective of this study is to have a better understanding about the lifestyle of the people in [...]
Agroamérica, through their Corporate Social Responsibility Program, Better Families, offered a free medical clinic day in two villages of Coatepeque, Quetzaltenango, Los Encuentros and Las Ventanas. The doctors and nurses who came from Xelajú, attended more than 200 people (adults and children), mostly relatives of Agroamerica workers. Medical staff treated respiratory diseases, diarrhea and skin [...]