transformation

Process Makes Perfect

Process Makes Perfect

Many communities across the globe could benefit from our program. So, how do we go about deciding where to work? Renée Johnson, our executive director, explains how we selected our two newest communities in Belize.

Nancy and the Bank of Hope

Nancy and the Bank of Hope

Establishing a rural bank in Los Alonsos, Panama, didn’t just provide access to credit for Nancy Alonso and her community. The bank has meant more freedom, independence, and opportunity for women like Nancy and their families.

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.

Parakeets and All

It had been six years since I last visited Isabel’s farm and I didn’t know what to expect. The sound of rocks scraping the bottom of the rental car had gotten worse since picking up three additional passengers. After thirty minutes of jolting along the dusty road, I was relieved when we had to walk the last quarter mile. The hedge of hibiscus preceding the path to Isabel’s house looked the same, but the farm beyond looked less abundant than I remembered. I began to worry that our efforts had been in vain.