Tag archive of Cooperatives

Welcome to SHARE!

Linda and Stephen Coghlin along with the staff of the Loving Arms association in Guatemala (Asociacion Brazos Amorosos) will be hosting members and friends of the SHARE organization who partner with Loving Arms for a variety of programs from a Dairy Co Operative in Parrojas, Women’s Co Ops/Tomatoe Greenhouses, Adult Literacy, Efficient Wood-Burning Stoves and Water Filters.  The group will be on a monitoring and reporting trip to visit families

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Loving Arms Welcomes Two Volunteers

Kelsey Huggins and Mary Madeline White, two friends from Tennessee, arrived today in Guatemala to work with Loving Arms for a week. These two university students are hoping to work on Leadership training for our Scholarship Program students, the Women’s Co-operatives as well as Loving Arms Staff and teachers. They will help prepare the food packages for March and distribute them. Community Outreach will be accomplished through crafts with the

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February 7th, 2014 – Day 3

Wow! What an experience the market in Chimaltenango. This was a Guatemalan one stop shopping centre……….everything from cattle, horses, pigs, chickens, rabbits, puppies, ducklings to wonderful foods and vegetables, sweets, clothing, car parts, medicines for humans & animals etc. The challenge was playing follow the leader through the huge market. The team members at the back of the line were thankful that Linda was tall and blond so they

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February 6th, 2014 – Day 2

This morning we visited the village Parrojas and met all the members of the Dairy Co Operative funded by SHARE. We were very impressed with the success of this dairy operation. They have already exceeded the expectations by making cheese. They are also using the manure as compost on their gardens. They now have 3 calves and are very proud of them with 4 more cows that are pregnant. We then visited the Greenhouse Co Operatives that SHARE funded. We

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