Agriculture & Financial Education

The San Marcos Hen Farm will serve as a platform to offer Agriculture Workshops and Paid Fellowships to teach Financial Education, Life/Social Skills and Foundations of Entrepreneurship. Workshops will be offered through school partnerships and developed through partnerships with Mayan educators who speak the local languages and understand local culture.

The SMF Team, farm workers and local students
Learning about chickens
Students learning about feeding and watering systems
Young students learning about baby chicks

The Facts

  • Growth in agriculture in known to be a significant factor in reducing poverty. (source)
  • Financial literacy is known to help reduce poverty and improve economic wellbeing in developing countries.