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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

GROW Month 2014: GROW Scholars Celebrate the End of Summer

GROW Scholars 2014 Summer Retreat 55

We love to see happy faces on all of the GROW scholars who have been given a better chance at education thanks to your support. Without The GROW Program, many of these kids would not have had the opportunities for success in continuing education. This summer a group of GROW scholars celebrated the end of summer school with a fun retreat. Take a look at the photos after the break. Continue reading

GROW Month: An Uplifting Story from Project Amigo

Leonel Project Amigo Update 2014

Attending college can be a tough transition for some, while many youths in Mexico do not even have the opportunity to attend school after a certain age. Thanks to your support of the GROW program, many kids are able to complete their education and go on to college. Leonel, is one of the amazing students who has been accepted into college, thanks to the support of Project Amigo, a non-profit that is funded in part by GROW. Continue reading

HAPPY GROW MONTH!

GROW-Students GROW Month

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Support Volunteer Opportunities with GROW Bananas

Recognize Those that Volunteer and Support GROW

Celebrate those that volunteer on April 20 for Volunteer Recognition Day. Organics Unlimited held a contest for one lucky winner to receive a paid volunteer trip experience with Project Amigo in Colima, Mexico, one of the major funds recipients of GROW. This March, Karla “Sam” Gonzalez, the winner visited Cofradía de Suchitlán, a small village in Colima; to partake in the Literacy and Environment week with Project Amigo. We would like share Sam’s story with you, and you can learn more about her experience after the jump.  Continue reading

17 Fun Alternative Uses of Bananas for Kids

17 Fun Alternative Uses for Bananas for Kids

Did you know there are many alternative uses bananas other than eating them? That’s because bananas are a super fruit with so many interesting qualities and characteristics that cannot be contained; it’s ripe with opportunity to be used for more than just sustenance. Although eating nutritious and delicious bananas the biggest selling point in stores, try these 17 fun alternatives for bananas that kids will be interested in. Continue reading

GROWing Outside of the Classroom with Project Amigo

GROWing Outside of the Classroom with Project Amigo

This past January, volunteers from the Project Amigo English as a Second Language Work Week assisted nearly 30 Project Amigo staff members and scholarship students on a day trip with 111 kids at La Boquita in Manzanillo. They plan to make this trip again this February. Continue reading