Starts degree in Family Counseling, sponsored by Bananera Nacional, S.A.
Guatemala, July 2009 – Banana plantations from Bananera Nacional S.A. (BANASA) joined together to sponsor a certification program in family guidance given by the organization ENLACE (En La Comunidad Encuentro – In the Community I Found) in order to achieve an integral development for their employees and families in communities where they operate.
The program developed in a period of four months (July to November), seeks to encourage participants, in this case teachers, principals, administrators of farms and community leaders, to improve their own behavior and experience of family values, to spread it in their environment and incorporate into their daily work, serving as example for the community.
Some of the topics to be discussed during the program are: individual and family values, education for freedom, character and personality, work, among others.
At the opening event attended by members of the Board of ENLACE, community leaders, farm staff, school principals, teachers and members of COCODES.
This and other projects are part of the company’s commitment to support the community through education and training to improve their living conditions and simultaneously encourage them to participate in developing their own community.