Farmers From Peru

Farmers From Peru

Miguel and Milagros are farmers from Piura, Peru. They harvest rice, corn, and chileno beans. They have been doing this for almost five years, using the money that Miguel earns from his construction business as capital to buy the seeds. Rice takes about five months to...
SEED This!

SEED This!

  I am extremely proud of the collaborative approach of Mentors International with other NGO’s and learning institutions. This attitude was already in place when I came on board, and from my perspective – it’s sorely needed among the charitable...
Learning and Applying the Lessons

Learning and Applying the Lessons

“The experience that stands out in my mind is of an older lady taking care of her granddaughter. Together they ran a small tindahan (store) in their house. Even though the Philippines is overly saturated with these kinds of stores, every time my partner and I visited...