World AIDS Day takes place on the 1st December each year. It’s an opportunity for people worldwide to unite in the fight against HIV, to show support for people living with HIV, and to commemorate those who have died from an AIDS-related illness. Founded in 1988, World AIDS Day was the first ever global health [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
AGROAMERICA BENEFITED MORE THAN 500 PEOPLE IN RETALHULEU AND SAN MARCOS WITH MEDICAL CARE, TEST AND MEDICINES.
Guatemala, October 2012. Agroamerica in partnership with Fundación Santa Teresa de Ávila y Rene and the health centers of the villages, last week conducted two medical consult days in village La Blanquita of the department of Retalhuleu and in Los Limones, department of San Marcos. The activity benefited more than 500 people in rural areas, [...]
Guatemala, February 2012. Agroamerica is supporting the Ministry of Education with the delivery of mathematics, communications, and language arts textbooks to first, second and third grade students in public schools in the Department of San Marcos. Rodrigo Perera, president of Agroamerica Transportation Unit said it is important for the company to support education in the [...]
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 [...]