Project Harvest

Oportunidad Laboral en Guatemala – Job Opportunity in Guatemala

Proyecto Cosecha – Guatemala Nombre del puesto: Técnico en producción de huertos familiares. Lugar del puesto de trabajo: Departamentos de Totonicapán y Chiquimula. Fechas importantes: Lanzamiento de la convocatoria: El 25 de enero del 2021. Cierre de periodo de recepción de aplicaciones al puesto: El 19 de febrero del 2021. Periodo de entrevistas: Del 8 …

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2020 By the Numbers – COVID 19 Exposes Need for Pro-Food Policies

In Guatemala’s rural “dry corridor” over a million people require food assistance (Oxfam), the result of the global pandemic compounded by years of neglect and the negative impacts of climate change. Project Harvest works with 500 families in this area haunted by hunger. The Project’s permanent program is a development model which provides these families …

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“Hunger May Kill Us before the Coronavirus”

Project Harvest works in 12 communities impacted by COVID 19. The pandemic has exacerbated poverty, malnutrition and discrimination in most rural communities, pushing families into food insecurity as a result of escalating unemployment and the economic disorder caused by the virus. Fragile Family Economies in Collapse “I left, with 10 others, walking three days to …

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2019 By the Numbers- Unanticipated Community Benefits

When Project Harvest is invited into a community with its integrated program focused on gardens, rainwater harvesting, organization and training, it is laying down a foundation for a very specific improvement in the well-being of the families of the community. Project Harvest does not and cannot meet all the needs of a community, but at …

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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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2018 By the Numbers- Fragile Family Economy

  The families with whom Project Harvest works are within the segment of the rural population that is called extremely poor. Under normal conditions, when everything is in balance and when there are no droughts, floods or other natural disasters, families must carry out a seriesof precarious activities in order to survive. Project Harvest empowers …

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