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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.[:]

(Español) Banasa realiza la tercera capacitación del diplomado “Adaptación comunitaria al cambio climático”

(Español) El diplomado se realiza con el fin de fortalecer las capacidades locales de las comunidades para adaptarse a los impactos del cambio climático a través del conocimiento de una buena gestión de riesgos en zonas vulnerables como el Trifinio Suroccidente.

BANASA performs Productivity Award 2016

With the aim of recognizing the work made by the workers of BANASA on the past year, the company held the seventh delivery of the prize to the productivity.

BANASA y estudiantes de la Escuela Mojarras crean vivero para reforestar riberas de ríos

(Español) BANASA, en alianza con el MAGA y la Municipalidad de Coatepeque, crearon un vivero para reforestar las riberas de los ríos ubicados en el trifinio suroccidente de Guatemala (Quetzaltenango, Retalhuleu y San Marcos).

Banasa prepares to adapt to climate change

BANASA started the course “Community Adaptation to Climate Change”, addressed to workers of BANASA and leaders of 13 communities in the southwest region of Guatemala.

Banasa conducts free health screening day for more than 900 workers

Banasa, in partnership with the University of Colorado and the NGO Davita, conducted a free day of screening for more than 900 field and packing plant workers, with the purpose to learn about their health state and provide medical advice.

BANASA and CONRED form local coordinators for the reduction of disaster

More than 70 people, including BANASA employees and community leaders of Quetzaltenango, San Marcos, and Retalhuleu, were trained on issues regarding safety and disaster prevention.

BANASA holds dental day in the Center for Human Development in Los Encuentros village

Banasa, in coordination with dentists from the University of Colorado, carried out three dental days in the clinic of the Center for Human Development, in which more than 50 patients from the communities received treatment.

Student from Escuela Mojarras received recognition as the best reader

Students from Escuela Mojarras, school for Banasa’s workers children, participated in the Second Reading Competition organized by Funcafé. A Mojarras student won first place for Best Elementary Fourth Grade Reader in the southwestern region.

More than 200 employees of BANASA receive diploma in good practices

Banasa has trained its mid-level workers in good practices in order to promote a responsible and safe production and marketing of bananas. This is to be achieved through high standards of safety, quality, environmental practices, and hygiene.

Banasa gets ready to adapt to climate change

Employees from BANASA participated in a course on Climate Change to develop capacities for adaptation to climate change and support its incorporation to the business environment under ethical – scientific grounds.

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