Support Sustainability for Guatemalan Farmers

by Agros International
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Friends of Agros,

Thank you so much for your continued support of Agros villages like Villa Linda! This quarter the community is proud to report a successful coffee harvest.

In 2009, the families harvested an average of 1,250 pounds of coffee each, earning a total of $30,340 among the community, or $1,517 per family! This income will enable them to make payments on their land loans. The families will continue to work with agronomists to improve their coffee farms ensuring successful harvests well into the future.

Read more about the village development in the attached Winter update for the Agros village of Villa Linda. Or if you prefer, you may read the report on the village webpage at: http://www.agros.org/ag/villagepdfs/VillaLinda.pdf This report measures the success and outcomes of a village's development looking at Community Organization, Land Ownership, Housing and Infrastructure, Community Education and Training, and Sustainable Economic Growth.

Please submit any feedback you might have and let us know if you're finding these reports valuable, or what other kinds of information you might like to receive from us as relates to this project.

Enjoy, and mil gracias!

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Friends of Agros,

Thank you so much for your continued support of Agros villages like Villa Linda! This quarter the community is proud to report a successful coffee harvest.

Twenty families harvested their coffee fields this quarter and they are expecting about 1,500 pounds each, or $1,266 total income per family. Ten of these families participated in an activity to improve the health and production of the coffee plants by applying lime to the base of each plant. And two of these families planted 0.75 acres each of terraced coffee at a higher elevation in order to prevent erosion of the mountainside. The income earned from this coffee will help the families to make a loan payment on their land.

Read more about the village development in the attached Autumn update for the Agros village of Villa Linda. Or if you prefer, you may read the report on the village webpage at: http://www.agros.org/ag/villagepdfs/VillaLinda.pdf This report measures the success and outcomes of a village's development looking at Community Organization, Land Ownership, Housing and Infrastructure, Community Education and Training, and Sustainable Economic Growth.

Please submit any feedback you might have and let us know if you're finding these reports valuable, or what other kinds of information you might like to receive from us as relates to this project.

Enjoy, and mil gracias!

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Friends of Agros,

Thank you so much for your continued support of Agros villages like Villa Linda! This quarter the community has some exciting news!

Construction on the elementary schoolhouse was finished, consisting of two classrooms with capacity for fifty-five students. Both the teachers and students are excited to begin classes in their new building.

Read more about the village development in the attached Summer update for the Agros village of Villa Linda. Every quarter, the Agros US office receives a progress report on each village on topics such as: Community Organization, Land Ownership, Housing and Infrastructure, Community Education and Training, and Sustainable Economic Growth.

Enjoy!


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Friends of Agros,

Thank you so much for your continued support of Agros villages like Villa Linda! The village and community at large have made great strides this quarter -- from cardamom projects, tilapia raising and more! Read more about the village development in the attached Spring update for the Agros village of Villa Linda. Every quarter, the Agros US office receives a progress report on each village on topics such as: Community Organization, Land Ownership, Housing and Infrastructure, Community Education and Training, and Sustainable Economic Growth.

Enjoy!


Attachments:

Attached you will find the Winter update for the Agros village of Villa Linda. Every quarter, the Agros US office receives a progress report on each village on topics such as: Community Organization, Land Ownership, Housing and Infrastructure, Community Education and Training, and Sustainable Economic Growth.


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Agros International

Location: Seattle, Washington - USA
Website: http:/​/​www.agros.org
Project Leader:
Christa Countryman
Grants Manager, Resource Development
Seattle, WA United States

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