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Parent Organization: Plant with Purpose

MEXICO - Chiapas, Oaxaca, and Puebla are three of the poorest states in Mexico and home to much of the country's indigenous population. Located in the southern parts of the country these regions are home to renowned vibrant culinary, architectural, and cultural traditions. However, 69.5% of these families live in poverty, and their communities are often marginalized within mainstream Mexican society. Families in rural communities are learning to plant vegetable gardens to increase their food production and incomes. Growth allows parents to provide nutritious meals and to send children to school. Parents can also pay for health care, and cover the costs of household necessities. Families are also learning to create a financial safety net in savings groups. Church mobilization programs equip local congregations to lead community change. In FY 2022 we worked with 252 VSLA groups, 3,666 VSLA members graduated 31 groups, and and more

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