EPIC’s 43rd Annual General Meeting – August 1st, 2020

EPIC’s 43rd Annual General Meeting – August 1st, 2020

We had a great time at the EPIC’s 43rd Annual General Meeting on August 1st, 2020. We will be gathering on Zoom at 9:00 am (Mountain Time). We were excited to share inspiring stories from the projects and our hopes for the coming year.
Thanks to all who attended and we hope to see you next year!

Program included:
9:00 – 10:00 Highlights of present activities:

  • Inspiring videos showing how EPIC is providing hope at home in Guatemala
  • Reforestation work and farmers learning to cope with new new environmental changes
  • EPIC’s response to hunger for those with no income due to Covid-19’s economic impact

10:00 – 10:45 Questions and dialogue:

  • We met our partners from Central America and learn more about their work and plans for the future

Please enjoy some video highlights. Thanks to Brett Sherman for his wonderful work!

  • Hope at Home

    Why do so many people try to immigrate to the United States? Lack of economic opportunity, malnutrition, and food insecurity are among many factors. EPIC aims to interrupt this cycle of poverty....

  • Planning For a Life at Home

    With a steeply inclined parcel, Miguel and Rosa plotted out how they could increase their food production and make a life for themselves in Guatemala. ...

  • Growing as a Community

    A community garden in Baja Verapaz provides an opportunity to teach sustainable agricultural practices, reduce malnutrition and give hope for a life in Guatemala....

  • Campesino to Campesino: Salvador

    Salvador is a campesino educator working in Baja Verapaz, Guatemala to improve agricultural practices. In his life and on his plot, he has worked through the same struggles as those he educates. ...

  • Campesino to Campesino: Juana

    Campesino educator Juana is energizing women in Baja Verapaz, Guatemala to do the hard work of building a sustainable life in Guatemala. ...

  • Reforestation and Reclamation

    Don Santos planted 1000 trees! He received tree seedlings and learned how to improve his soil from FUNDAMARCOS, so his family can grow more of their own produce. ...

  • Hatching a Plan for Nutrition

    Little chicks are cute! But, beyond cuteness, the Baja Verapaz: Sustainable Agriculture program's chick hatching program is helping improve family nutrition in Baja Verapaz, Guatemala....

  • Santos Servelio: Agroforestry

    Santos Servelio discussed his agroforestry and water conservation techniques in Honduras. Enjoy the peaceful tour of the forest and his rainwater harvesting system. He is a participant in the La Semilla Del Progreso program....