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Enabling Mexican Farmers to Earn Their Own Land

 
$196
$72,404
Raised
Remaining

Summary

Agros loans land to rural families struggling to survive. Through agricultural and business training coupled with micro-loans, Agros enables rural families to own land in a thriving community.

What is the issue, problem, or challenge?

Land is a precious commodity throughout the world. Disenfranchised rural families in Mexico lack access to the kind of credit needed to buy their own land. Trapped in a cycle of basic survival, they pay exorbitant rents for poor land or work for desperately low wages as migrant laborers. Agros restores hope and opportunity for such families by purchasing farmland, providing agricultural training, and much more. Families pay back the cost of the land, proudly earning right to its title.

How will this project solve this problem?

Agros also develops local leadership, facilitates building of housing and infrastructure, providing business loans and training, and ensuring education, health care and spiritual nurture.

Potential Long Term Impact

Agros offers families the opportunity to earn land over time through the fruits of their own labor. Loan payments fund the purchase of land for new Agros communities.

Funding Information

Total Funding Received to Date: $196

Funding Information

This project is now in implementation and no longer available for funding. Received funds will be used to accomplish concrete objectives as indicated in the project's "Activities" section. Updates will be posted under the "Project Report" tab as they become available.

Donors' contributions and pledges to this project totaled $196 .  The original project funding goal was $72,600.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a Microsoft Word file (projdoc.doc).

Resources

Funded

Thanks to 2 donors like you, a total of $196 was raised for this project on GlobalGiving. Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Organization

Agros International

Seattle, Washington, United States
http://www.agros.org

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