Carlos: A Man With a Plan

Carlos: A Man With a Plan

Ten years ago, Carlos Sandoval believed synthetic agrichemicals were the key to productive farming, but that was before he discovered a safer, cheaper, and more accessible solution. Today, Carlos dreams of changing how his entire community farms.

National Philanthropy Day

National Philanthropy Day

National Philanthropy Day is an annual opportunity for nonprofit organizations to recognize you- the volunteers, donors, and activists who are Changing Lives + Transforming Landscapes through charitable action. Nice, right? Here are just a few ways to be a part of a vibrant philanthropic culture at Sustainable Harvest International.

All Together Now!

All Together Now!

On a Saturday morning in Otoxha, over two dozen men are building a house in the diffused yellow light of a misty tropical morning. They’ve been at it since daybreak, and their work is nearly silent.

The materials are modest: a pile of freshly cut cahune palm for the roof, a stack of long rails harvested from jungle trees, and rough-hewn boards of emory wood ready to become walls.

There are no saws, hammers or nails. Instead, a pile of dark machetes under the overhang, abandoned out of the rain, and a community of men balancing on the beams and rafters of the house in progress, lashing materials into shape.