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Sustainable Harvest International Participant Rosaria Chaneb shares her inspiring story. This video was produced by advertising students at the University of Maine - Orono in Spring 2010. For more ...

Sustainable Harvest International Participant Rosaria Chaneb shares her inspiring story. This video was produced by advertising students at the University of Maine - Orono in Spring 2010. For more information on Rosaria and other SHI participant families, please visit www.sustainableharvest.org.

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    • A Sustainability Story: Rosaria Chaneb Participant of Sustainable Harvest International San Benito Poite Village, Toledo District, Belize Performed by Andrea West
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    • Rosaria's family is one of 1,769 living in the impoverished regions of Central America that Sustainable Harvest International works with to develop sustainable agricultural practices.
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    • … Forces many Central American families like Rosaria’s into the devastating cycle of slash and burn farming … … SHI teaches these families methods to cultivate their land while preserving our tropical rainforests . Desperation…
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    • 75% of children have never had access to garden vegetables. Dietary staples like tomatoes and carrots are considered items only wealthy people can afford. In the villages where SHI works,
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    • to ensure the programs they introduce take root in families and communities . SHI provides long-term assistance… … Up to 5 years
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    • When Families like Rosaria's graduate from SHI they have the tools to live in harmony with their land for Generations to come. Sustainable Families for a Sustainable World