Project Harvest

Project Harvest

Project Harvest empowers rural families through training in food security and women's leadership. We work in highland indigenous communities in Guatemala.

From Dependence to Independence – an Entry and Exit Strategy

Many families ask Project Harvest to implement our integrated program of food security and leadership training in their communities, but once we are on the ground, communities don’t want us to leave! So what is our exit strategy? Our entry to support andaccompany a community is linked to our exit strategy. We want communities to …

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Food is a Human Right

Hunger is a manifestation of the lack of compliance on the part of the State to ensure the right of every person to receive an adequate amount of culturally appropriate food. The “Human Right to Food” holds governments to account for addressing today’s global hunger epidemic, a preventable crisis in which 842 million people suffer …

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The Dry Corridor

I n early January 2014, Guatemala’s daily newspaper, La Prensa, reported that more than 95,000 families were without grain in the ‘Dry Corridor’. The rains did not come in this dry zone and because there was no rain the usual harvest of corn and beans was insufficient or nil. Cyclical droughts are a frequent occurrence …

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