Last week 10 new families graduated from our Nurturing Parenting workshop series. In total this year, 70 families have completed the training, which strives to reduce family violence and raise self-esteem by offering families strategies that create a positive environment for children’s growth and development in the home. More on the workshop series here.
We received a very hefty donation of vegetables last Thursday from international vegetable exporter Easy and Ready: 4,000 pounds of yellow green beans and 4,000 pounds of yellow and orange carrots. They are considered “category 2″ vegetables, which means they have some kind of blemish or imperfection, even though they are still very good quality, [...]
A group of 15 families recently graduated from our Nurturing Parenting workshop series* in San Cristobal. This was the first time we offered the series in an area community instead of at our Antigua site, where it has been held since 2006. Erin Treinen, Grants & Communications Coordinator, went to the last workshop and graduation [...]
by Mariah Quinn-Duffy, long-term volunteer Fernando, a kindergartener, lives with his parents and younger brother Edwin in San Pedro las Huertas. He especially enjoys coloring and playing with his new friends at recess. After school, Fernando likes to play soccer with his brother and cousins that live nearby. Fernando’s mother, Doña Amabilia, is thrilled that [...]