News

Banasa ends up 2019 cycle of the “One Banana a Day Change Your Life” project.[:]

During  2019, Banasa benefited 1,824 children through the nutrition program one banana a day changes your life, which consists of incorporating one banana a day as a nutritional supplement to the school meal.

Multiple local and governmental alliances have been established to carry out preventive health activities such as weight and height measurement.

Among its objectives, the program seeks to impact objective 2 of the SDGs (zero hunger), as well as to promote the active participation of social actors: business, community, and government.

The program benefited schools located in the Retalhuleu, Quetzaltenango and San Marcos region.

Schools were recognized for the implementation of the program, as well as the institutions that contributed to preventive health activities throughout the school year.[:]

BANASA implements HIV/AIDS labor policy

Banasa has an HIV/AIDS labor policy with the dignity of the person at its core, and which is based on national and international laws relating to HIV/AIDS and sexually transmitted diseases.

BANASA participa en foro de responsabilidad social en Guatemala

BANASA and community leaders participate in the Tenth National Social Responsibility Forum

BANASA and APIB invited workers and leaders from the southwestern region to participate in the CSR Forum: “Ethical leadership to transform Guatemala”.

metodología de lectura de escuela mojarras

Banasa “Mojarras” School presents its reading methodology in the Preschool Congress

(Español) El objetivo de la exposición fue demostrar los resultados positivos que tiene la metodología “emergente” y promover la implementación de la misma a nivel nacional, a través del Ministerio de Educación.

BANASA Credits and Loan Coop held its annual meeting

The Savings and Loan Coop “Mi Gente” held its annual meeting to announce the results, projections and benefits.

115 children finished the BANASA“Growing up Healthy” program

BANASA, in partnership with the University of Colorado, implements the Growing Healthy program to help improve health and nutrition in rural Guatemala.

BANASA helps raise the academic level of South Western region of Guatemala

Mojarras School implements a model focused on the student and his or her social and natural environment.

BANASA begins school snack program for the 2017 school year

BANASA’s Food and Nutrition Security Program “One banana a day”, which complements children’s school snacks, began in March in the municipalities of Ayutla, San Marcos and Caballo Blanco.

BANASA held the closing ceremony of the graduate Diploma on “Adaptation to Climate Change”

Banasa carried out a Diploma Program to strengthen local capacities and adopting measures in the face of climate change.

BANASA opens a new childbirth center to help Guatemalan families in the rural area

BANASA, in partnership with the University of Colorado, opened a new birth center as part of its current Health Clinic located in Los Encuentros, Coatepeque.

4,175 children benefited from the BANASA program “A banana a day changes your life”

(Español) BANASA, llevó a cabo las clausuras del programa “Un Banano al día cambia tu vida”, en el que donó más de 82,400 bananos a 4,175 niños de 7 escuelas.