GROW Scholar, Esperanza, is Excited to Continue School and Help the Community

GROW Scholar Esperanza August 2014

Through your continued interest and support of GROW, many students have been welcomed back to school this fall. We receive many letters from our GROW scholars who like to share their progress. And today we share the kind words of Esperanza, who has been with the GROW program for the past seven years. Continue reading

Recipe: Banana Cream Pie Milkshake

Recipe Banana Cream Pie Milkshake

Fall is right around the corner, and although we think of milkshakes and cool drinks as a way to relieve the heat of the summer, they are also the perfect way to transition into the new season. This recipe for a banana cream pie milkshake is the perfect blend of summer and fall. Continue reading

Former Scholar Alberto Ramirez Rivera Talks About His Experience with GROW

Organics Unlimited Beto Ramirez GROW Bananas

Many children and young adults in the state of Colima, MX begin working at a young age, helping support their family’s as best as they can. The only future they see is to provide for their family, while their actual goals and dreams seem nearly impossible to reach. Continue reading

Sun Rises on New Web Domain as Organic Sector Grows

Sun Rises on New Web Domain as Organic Sector Grows

Research released this summer by Consumer Reports shows 45% of U.S. residents buy organic foods at least monthly, with the U.S. Department of Agriculture reporting $35 billion in organic food purchases in 2013.

That’s still only 5% of the total “at-home food sales” for 2013, according to USDA, but with a report from TechSci Research predicting annual sales growth of 14% through 2018 for organic foods, there’s good reason to believe the public’s puppy love for organics will grow into a mature affair. Continue reading

GROW Month: Safe Water Project Update [Summer 2014]

GROW Safe Water Project Update [Summer 2014]

Due to your incredible support of the GROW Program, Children International is able to continue its Safe Water Project in Guayaquil, Ecuador. The community of Flor de Bastión will be forever grateful for the educational opportunities about the importance of clean, safe water. Learn more about how the program is doing after the break. Continue reading

GROW Month 2014: Education Updates from Project Amigo and More!

GROW Month 2014 Updates from Project Amigo

There are some amazing things happening in Mexico thanks to your continued support of the GROW program. The purchase of a delicious organic yellow fruit is all it takes to bring smiles to the faces of youths in the state of Colima, Mexico. Your support helps us provide funds to continue educational programs, scholarships, student study centers and more with the non-profit Project Amigo. Learn what is new, and see how your purchase of GROW bananas is helping! Continue reading

Recipe: French Toast Panini With Grilled Bananas

Recipe French Toast Panini With Grilled Bananas

Bananas are such a durable, incredible little yellow fruit that can be incorporated into so many different recipes. For instance, this recipe for a french toast panini with grilled bananas is a perfect example of creativity and deliciousness. Continue reading