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The Difference a Schoolhouse Can Make

Posted on Friday, April 29, 2016 at 12:00 AM
in the Our Villages category
by Unknown Author

The laughter of children filters through the open windows of the new Tierra Nueva schoolhouse. Like a talented orchestra conductor, their teacher Yajaira Obregon skillfully directs both groups of students, instructing one group, giving an assignment, and slipping behind them to instruct the others.

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5 Reasons to Not Miss the Open House on 5/12

Posted on Thursday, April 21, 2016 at 12:00 AM
in the Donor Love category
by Unknown Author

The temperature is getting warmer. The sun is shining brighter. And (for now) it’s not raining. All reasons to attend Agros International’s Open House on May 12th – but there are more ...

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Dreams Within Reach | Escaping Violence and Addiction Through Steadfast Support

Posted on Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 12:00 AM
in the Our Villages category
by Unknown Author

Before they came to live in Agros’ Bella Vista village in Honduras, Juan Jose and Gloria’s family’s finances were stretched thin. Gloria remembers, “We were only working to pay for our clothes and what we were going to eat.”

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How Can Our Greenhouse Help You Today?

Posted on Friday, April 15, 2016 at 12:00 AM
in the Our Villages category
by Unknown Author

A greenhouse is a tremendous investment in a community's ability to produce high quality harvests. But Tierra Nueva's greenhouse was lying dormant between seedings. They could produce more seedlings than they could plant - until a new parternship formed with another Agros community down the road.

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Cooking Up Hope & Opportunity

Posted on Wednesday, April 6, 2016 at 5:00 AM
in the Donor Love category
by Unknown Author

They’re macaron pros at Le Panier Very French Bakery in the Pike Place Market. But they’re not just baking sweets. This month, Le Panier has been cooking up hope & opportunity for families in Central America.

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Through the Photographer's Lens

Posted on Monday, April 4, 2016 at 12:00 AM
in the Our Villages category
by Unknown Author

Jump to any point in our conversation with photographer and Agros lifer Johnny Valencia for gorgeous photos from our communities and inspiring stories from the families he met this January.

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How Real a Relationship Can You Build?

Posted on Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at 6:30 PM
in the Donor Love category
by Unknown Author

"We were tired of doing one thing at a time," said Bill Davis, Senior Pastor at Greenwood Christian Church. This frustration with fragmented efforts at combating poverty led Bill to Agros, where he found a holistic vision for providing families with the tools and opportunities to pull themselves out of poverty. Greenwood's six year partnership with the Agros village of San Jose, Nicaragua, has transformed the livelihoods of the 29 families living there -- but, according to Bill, the effects on the hearts and minds of their congregation have been even more profound.

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Favorite Photos of 2015

Posted on Thursday, February 25, 2016 at 12:00 AM
in the Our Villages category
by Unknown Author

2015 was a courageous year at Agros. Thanks to our donors, we launched 50 new families toward prosperity in La Bendicion, Nicaragua, and partnered with 705 additional families in communities in Honduras, Mexico, Guatemala, and Nicaragua. But numbers don't tell a very good story - photos do. Check out these powerful images that capture the hope & opportunity you cultivated in 2015.

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Zika

Posted on Friday, February 19, 2016 at 7:27 PM
in the Our Villages category
by Unknown Author

The good news is we've seen 0 instances of zika in our villages. The great news is, that's what we'd expect, thanks to our heroic team of preventative health volunteers: the intrepid brigadistas.

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Love the Work You Do

Posted on Friday, February 5, 2016 at 6:41 PM
in the Staff category
by Unknown Author

My name is Carly and up until a few weeks ago, when I jumped on a plane to Central America, I was working as the Marketing and Communications Intern at Agros.

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