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Meet Yesica

Posted on Friday, June 11, 2021 at 1:30 PM
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by Mackenzie Cruz

Yesica's family lives in rural Guatemala. They were severely affected by the hurricanes and COVID-19. Will you help?

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Signing Final Land Deeds in Bella Vista

Posted on Monday, May 17, 2021 at 3:50 PM
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by Mackenzie Cruz

Nine families in Bella Vista, Honduras have fully paid of their land loan and signed the deed to their land meaning they are now landowners!

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Tierra Nueva Health Center Opens

Posted on Tuesday, May 11, 2021 at 4:59 PM
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by Mackenzie Cruz

Recently, the Health Center in Tierra Nueva, San Benito Sector in Nicaragua, was inaugurated, a project that was executed with funds from the Rotary Club and Agros International.

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Spring '21 Milk and More!

Posted on Thursday, March 4, 2021 at 8:00 AM
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by Emma Najarian

When asked about the health of her children in the past, María Estela responded, "My older child had severe chronic malnutrition. He did not receive the support he needed, like milk and vitamins." It broke her heart to watch her son suffer in this way. Now, things have changed for the better.

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Spring '21 The Power of Prenatal Care

Posted on Wednesday, March 3, 2021 at 8:00 AM
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by Emma Najarian

The power of prenatal care! Five months ago, Zeneyda Diaz gave birth to her second child, a son named Joharvin. Zeneyda grew up in a life of poverty and knew of the dangers that could threaten the lives of her unborn children. You soothed her worries by providing necessary medical assistance and prenatal care.

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Spring '21 Breaking the Cycle of Poverty Begins in Nueva San Jose

Posted on Tuesday, March 2, 2021 at 8:00 AM
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by Mackenzie Cruz

As part of the Agros Village Within a Village initiative, our goal is to connect these families with dignified housing, access to land, and opportunities to practice market-led agriculture in the newest Agros village of Nueva San José, Nicaragua.

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Spring '21 Tilapia After Hurricanes

Posted on Monday, March 1, 2021 at 8:00 AM
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by Emma Najarian

Hurricane Eta destroyed the livelihood of Juventino Carranza in one night. He recalled looking into the empty and muddied water of his once thriving tilapia ponds, "I felt like I died." But because of the generosity of Agros supporters, he has hope.

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Multiplying Talents

Posted on Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at 2:34 PM
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by Agros International

Petronilo and Franseca are two of San José's most involved members. They are strong proponents of clean water and community leadership, and are an incredible success story.

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An Agros Trip Almost 50 Years in the Making ...

Posted on Saturday, August 20, 2016 at 11:47 AM
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by Agros International

As an ecology graduate student in 1968 Jim Kenagy took a ride across Central America in a Volkswagon bug. He returned many times over his years as a biology professor and the images of poverty he saw stuck with him. Almost 50 years years later, Jim had a chance to travel to Nicaragua to see how Agros International is working to put a permanent end to rural Central American poverty with a visit to the Agros communities of San Marcos and Luz del Mañana.

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Meet German & Maria Ester | Your 2016 Tierras de Vida Guests

Posted on Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at 7:17 PM
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by Unknown Author

We're honored that German & Ester have agreed to leave their two children, two teeming ponds of tilapia, pigs, chickens, fields, and Ester's business in the care of family, friends, and Agros staff for a weeklong journey to Seattle. They're excited to see your home and for the chance to advocate for your continued commitment to every Agros family on the long road to prosperity.

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