Commitment to Action

4-H Central America: Growing the Next Generation of Leaders

Commitment by

Fabretto Children's Foundation

In 2013, the Fabretto Children's Foundation committed to expanding its 4-H Youth Development Program in Nicaragua and Guatemala. This program builds upon the successful 4-H model, which aims to empower youth to reach their full potential through experience-based learning. Fabretto will partner with Share Guatemala and Fundaci?n Nacional de Clubes 4-S from Costa Rica to establish 60 new 4-H clubs across Nicaragua and Guatemala over the course of two years. A total of 60 mentors (group guides) will be trained to lead and empower these groups and 900 students will directly engage and benefit from the 4-H after-school hands-on learning methodology, working on projects that will help them develop practical knowledge in critical areas for their future, including sustainable agriculture, environmental stewardship, small business management, and arts & crafts.

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Commitment

4-H Central America: Growing the Next Generation of Leaders

Launched

2013

Est. Duration

2 years

Estimated Total Value

$600,000

Region

Latin America & Caribbean

Countries

NICARAGUA

Commitment by

Fabretto Children's Foundation

Partner(s) of the Commitment Maker(s)

National 4-H Council, El Instituto Interamericano de Cooperación para la, Share Guatemala, University of Arizona, Cal Ripken Sr. Foundation, Fundacion Nacional De Clubes 4-S, Department of State: BUREAU OF EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL AFFAIRS, Texas Tech University, Agricorps, Mayorga Coffee