The Teach agriculture to youth in Puerto Rico Project has reach Partially the goals of planting fruits and vegetables and teah agriculture skills to youth students from the Mayaguez Alternative School. During school year 2019-20 the schools changed its programed schedule due to COVID 19 pandemic and the earthquales that impacted the soutn and west section of Puerto Rico where the farm and Alternative school are located.
The farm continue operating in maintenance of porducts planted such as dragon fruit and Cilantro. The Agronimist and one farm employee devoted efforts to clean service roads ,reeapiring and collecting products and selling porducts to small markets around the west area or Puerto Rico
During october they receive 13 students from the ASPIRA Alternative school at MAyaguez and provided them a tour bacross the farm to show them the cunsumable products , forest and other resources available in the farm. They ilustrated them how to preserve water sources trees and plants. Due to the short distance fron the sea any mismanage of resouce in the farm could affect the water sources including the beaches closed to the farm.
ASPIRA expended responsably the resources and there are $52,112.00 unexpended. ASPIRA propose to continue operating the farm as a teaching scenario and for agriculture and the conservation of forest and water sources.
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