MCC President learned about succesful experiences in the community of “El Ocotal” in Francisco Morazán



El Ocotal, Francisco Morazán.- During his visit to the country to learn about the investments made by the Millennium Challenge Corporation through the Millennium Challenge Account-Honduras, Mr. Daniel Yohannes, President of MCC, learned the success stories from a group of women beneficiated by the Farmer Training and Development Program (MCA-H/FTDA), in the community of “El Ocotal”, in Francisco Morazán.

These women produce aromatic plants, and offered the President a special lunch of hen soup, prepared with the products they harvest.

“We are a total of 18 women in the group “Women in Action”, we are all grateful with FTDA technicians, we have all seen the resources since we planted our aromatic plants…now we are going to learn how to grow lettuce thanks to the support of the Millennium Challenge Account, we never believed how our lives were going to change”, said Eugenia Esmeralda Padilla, a beneficiary farmer from the community.

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Daniel Yohannes, alongside a group of women beneficiated by the Millennium Challenge Account-Honduras, from the community of El Ocotal.

The distinguished visitor tasted a delicious traditional soup, prepared with ingredients produced by the beneficiaries.

Daniel Yohannes visited one of the plots belonging to farmers beneficiated by MCA/FTDA in the area.

The Millennium Challenge Account-Honduras has coverage in 16 of the 18 departments of Honduras, generating economic growth through the investments of US$205 million, which are destined for the creation of better opportunities for national agriculture and connecting local, regional, and global markets.

 


2009. Millenium Challenge Account. Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

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