Through the funding of the GROW program, your support not only gives hope to those who strive for a better education, but also a safe place to live. Thanks to the GROW program, nonprofits like Project Amigo can fund their boarding home for GROW Scholars at Casa Amiga and offered safe quarters to live while attending the University of Colima. Project Amigo is looking to add bedrooms and bathrooms to Casa Amiga in order to host more students, and with your support we can help them reach their goal. Continue reading
August is the time for families to prepare their children to go back to school. But for some areas around the world, many young people do not have the opportunity to receive a formal education. When you support GROW, you are providing children and young adults the chance to obtain proper schooling and development. Continue reading
August is Family Fun Month, a time to celebrate the importance of family. It is necessary to highlight what GROW has done and before GROW Month begins, express the value of family to your customers. Show them the impact GROW has on the lives of others to bring more awareness of how your sales of GROW bananas help.
Reach out to customers who may appreciate all that you do with GROW by showing how the program helps families in banana growing regions. This will raise awareness of what your store does for GROW and you will see an increase in sales! Continue reading
Through your support of the GROW Program, together we have helped workers and families in the banana growing regions by way of Project Amigo. Thanks to the GROW Fund, Project Amigo can find the support to continue their work and it’s because of you, our customers, who make this happen.
So what is Project Amigo? How does it help? Since 1997 more and more families have chosen to stay in area of Colima, Mexico, in the shadow of the Colima volcano (the last eruption was 2005), to find other work when the cane harvests end, and keep their kids in school. This was the year Project Amigo first secured and began applying funds and donations from generous individuals to the construction and protection of a school at the labor camp. Continue reading