GUAYAQUIL, Ecuador, May 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- AgroAmerica has donated $20,000 to the Red Cross to help victims of the devastating earthquake that struck Ecuador last month. In addition, the company provided much needed food to over 250 families of the Flavio Alfaro Canton in the province of Manabi, in northwestern Ecuador.
AgroAmerica workers helped prepare the food donations, coordinate logistics and then delivered food directly to the affected families.
"To see the happy faces of the families when we delivered the food, makes it all worthwhile," said Damian Arevalo, AgroAmerica's head of certifications in Ecuador. "We are proud to be able to help, and hope that these contributions will make a difference in the lives of those who are suffering."
AgroAmerica also has ongoing social programs in Ecuador. In the province of Guayas, the company sponsors the "Buenos Aires" school providing various needs of the school, such as building needed classrooms, and providing school supplies. The company also helps daycare "Lorenzo de Garaicoa" sponsoring malnutrition and parasite control campaigns, as well as providing health and medical services for the children who attend.
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