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How to Build a Village | Cultivating Land and Opportunity

Posted on Friday, August 5, 2016 at 12:00 AM
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by Unknown Author

For Agros, offering families a fair land loan is more than financial. It's an symbol of trust, the beginning of a longterm partnership, and a goal to work toward that parents can pass onto their children.

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How to Build a Village | Clean Water

Posted on Monday, July 25, 2016 at 12:00 AM
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by Unknown Author

Drinking water in rural Central America is a game of Russian roulette. Contaminated water threatens not only well-being but also children's potential. Today, meet two women, servant leaders, fighting to take their communities' health and their children's futures back with a little salt and water.

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What Does Prosperity Look Like? | 5 Ways Families will Make More Money (And Keep It), Thanks to You

Posted on Monday, July 18, 2016 at 12:00 AM
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by Unknown Author

You've heard us talk about Prosperity. That's where our journey with families leads. But what does it look like when we arrive? It's an important question because "If you don't know where you're going, any road will take you there." Read about 7 ways we measure progress toward Prosperity and 5 ways your gifts today are helping families get to their goal - closing the door on poverty forever.

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How to Build a Village | Community Design Process

Posted on Wednesday, July 13, 2016 at 1:20 PM
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by Unknown Author

The birth of an Agros village is nothing short of a team effort. Following the purchase of land and the recruitment of families, the village design process is a crucial stage of development that involves participation from the whole community.

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The Path to Prosperity

Posted on Friday, January 22, 2016 at 12:00 AM
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by Unknown Author

How can we help rural farmers move from poverty to prosperity? The secret is that we can't do it alone. After stabilizing families within our villages and building their capacities, we must look the private sector to help our farmers generate steady income.

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Tilapia Tells All

Posted on Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at 6:38 PM
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by Unknown Author

For a farmer, making money is not just a matter of having the technical skills or applying the correct agricultural practices. It’s about markets. Lining up customers to buy their produce. Farmers don’t get paid unless they have a buyer. So, making the money they need to support their families, pay for school supplies, and be ready for emergencies - the money required to live a dignified and prosperous life - requires integration with bigger markets, where there is consistent demand and profit for their labors.

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The Meaning of Christmas: A Renewal of Faith

Posted on Thursday, December 24, 2015 at 2:55 PM
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by Unknown Author

Christmas calls us to remember the hope brought to us by the Son of God. For team members of a faith-based organization, this hope takes shape in an alternative vision about what the world should look like. In a world filled with violence, fear, injustice and oppression, Jesus offers a vision of peace, love, justice and emancipation.

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