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  • “El Niño” predicted to arrive in September 2023

    “El Niño” predicted to arrive in September 2023

    According to the UN Meteorological Organization WMO, there is an 80 percent probability that the El Niño effect will begin by September 2023.  Agriculture being one of the main sectors of the economy, will be deeply affected. Engaging almost 70 percent of the population and contributing to 20 percent of the country’s GDP,  agriculture is…

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  • Farms program adds 10 new farmers in Nicaragua

    Farms program adds 10 new farmers in Nicaragua

    In the month of March 2023, ten new families joined our growing list of farming families. This new group brings our total number of farmers to 50, farming 60 farms in Nicaragua, enough to feed 300 families. In March they were given materials for the construction of of their family farms…

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  • Toward quality education in Los Planes, Guatemala

    Toward quality education in Los Planes, Guatemala

    Our recent experience with mothers from Los Planes and Paxub’ highlighted the challenge they face when their children are young and they are trying to improve their lives. Not having access to child care, they have brought their children to the workshops, and have then been distracted and not able to participate in the program.

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  • Teaching for reproductive rights in Los Planes

    Teaching for reproductive rights in Los Planes

    The health system in Guatemala is uneven and in several health centers there are no medicines, doctors or the necessary supplies to care for the community.  When training for reproductive health, several centers will not participate. They have contraceptive methods, condoms, even safety kits available for women who have been sexually abused, but fail to…

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  • Our green, healthy and industrious community

    Our green, healthy and industrious community

    My vegetable production has created a better quality of life for us. Our family benefits and we benefit our community. We use the the profit from the vegetables that are sold for other household needs. I just recently invested in a tilapia fish production pond, a new small family project.”

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  • Emotional health is important for women’s empowerment

    Emotional health is important for women’s empowerment

    Openly discussing empathy, assertive communication, expressing our emotions and knowing how to channel them has been something new for our participants.

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