LASC funded a small plantain chip production facility in Honduras to create economic opportunity for 8 families. [Read more…]
25 desperately poor Guatemalan families received training and tools to set up and maintain a vegetable garden with the funding of the Vegetable Gardens of El Caminero – Totonicapan, Guatemala, [Read more…]
Planting 2,000 fruit tree seedlings in a poor and desperate Haitian village is providing a critical food source to those in need.
Completed July 2014, the development team of Food for the Poor, Inc. identified and created an agricultural project for Titayen, Haiti to aid this poor and desperate village. 2,000 fruit tree seedlings have been planted at the Foundation Montesino! The trees will provide food; replenish the soil and the environment suffering from deforestation; positively impact the nutrition of the children at the school and orphanage; provide a source of income for the orphanage from the sale of fruit; and restore a sense of pride, ownership and hope for the local families charged with the responsibility to care for the trees.
The Ingenio Amistad Women’s Baking & Upholstery Sewing Project in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic has remodeled a bakery and provided new equipment to develop an income and food source, as well as, to construct and establish a sewing center. Completed May 2014, initial training has supported new skill development and the women are making bed linens, curtains, and doing furniture upholstery. Advance training is allowing them to be able to produce high quality products and to increase their output. The women are baking and selling their product throughout the community.