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.

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