The Better Families Program graduates 325 women from 15 communities in Escuintla
Today, 325 women from 15 communities graduated from the Better Families Program, because of the agreement signed by the Sugar Foundation -Fundazucar- and the municipality of Escuintla, where the graduates received training in food and nutritional security. Escuintla is a municipality located 63 kilometers south from Guatemala City
Fundazucar transferred the Better Families program to the municipality of Escuintla, which promotes food and nutritional security, as well as the empowerment of women as agents of change and catalysts of development.
The following participated in the graduation: the president of Asazgua, Alfredo Vila; the general manager of Asazgua, Luis Miguel Paiz; the director of Fundazucar, Andrea Bolaños; the mayor of Escuintla, Abraham Rivera; staff from Fundazucar and the municipality.
The Sugar Foundation -Fundazucar- has signed cooperation agreements for the transfer of the methodology of the Better Families program and thus promotes food and nutritional security, as well as the empowerment of women as a catalyst for development.
Better Families is a program certified by the Ministry of Education and promotes the training of women for behavior change from the individual, family, and community level, recognizing in them a key agent to improve the health and nutrition of their family.