Responding to Food and Nutritional Needs
Responding to the food and nutritional challenges of families living in extreme poverty in a remote area vulnerable to natural disasters, local partner Christian Medical Action (AMC) works with host communities to promote innovative farming concepts. The program works in 15 indigenous and mestizo rural communities to improve food security by helping farmers improve their farming and soil management techniques, strengthening knowledge of nutrition, and coordinating work with the local government.
Through the support of the United Church of Christ, AMC is also continuing to work through the farmer field schools they constructed in earlier phases of this program. In this phase, they are training young adults (women and men) in innovative production and nutritional practices by integrating themes of gender, natural resource management techniques, and risk management.
Through your gifts, families are better able to provide food for their children.
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