Increase employment and income generating opportunities for marginalized youth in Arcahaie, Haiti, through two existing training centers, development of new training programs and planning of a new multi-purpose training center
Create income generating opportunities for families in the Central Area of Haiti through market access, technical and business assistance to smallholder poultry farmers, a distribution center to assist poultry farmers, and expansion of smallholder poultry enterprise (SHPE)
“We’re giving individuals the tools they need to get into a career and then we’re engaging them into the mainframe of the community,” said Roberto Torres, executive director of the Hispanic Center of Western Michigan.
Strong Beginnings Program Director Peggy Vander Meulen discusses racial equity programming with Project Coordinator Denise Evans (left) and Education Coordinator Bonita Agee (right) in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Strong Beginnings Education Coordinator Bonita Agee (left) interacts with Keturah Bell and her son Elijah at a Strong Beginnings support group meeting for breastfeeding families in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
LINC UP’s Darel Ross attends the organization’s community food truck event in Grand Rapids, Michigan. The monthly event provides access to fresh foods for more than 250 disadvantaged families in the city.