School Garden: Harvest TimeAugust 30, 2017
Food SecurityMarch 2, 2017
"On October 3, La Chilama primary school and the SosteNica EcoCentro celebrated the successful installation of a new pump and well supplying drinking and garden water to the school. Funding for the work was provided by a delegation from Talmadge Hill Church. La Chilama is one of six schools in Nagarote, Nicaragua participating in the School Gardens program. Under this program, EcoCentro staff provide gardening instruction and nutrition education, and guide the students in the establishment and management of the garden. Fruits and vegetables grown at the school are used to supplement rice and bean lunches provided by the Nicaraguan Ministry of Schools.