In 2017 6180 children at 16 rural schools in Quetzaltenango, San Marcos, Retalhuleu and Escuintla in the southwest region of Guatemala benefited from the AgroAmerica food security program “One Banana a Day Changes Your Life.” This program aligns with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals #2 - End Hunger and Achieve Food Security. It consists [...]
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 [...]
October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month -a time to promote education about the healthy habits that can help women lower their risk and overcome the disease. Ample research backs the protective potential of produce consumption in general, but we were especially encouraged by one particular study which singled out vitamin B6 -found in bananas, [...]
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 [...]
Agroamerica cares about the health and nutritional status of its workers, their families, and the surrounding communities.
Guatemala, August 2011. Agroamérica, concerned with the nutritional status and well-being of its employees, their families and the residents of the communities surrounding their farm operations, have taken on the responsiblity of helping the children suffering from malnutrition. The most recent case Agroamérica took charge of was the young daughter of an employee from Chiquirines. [...]