Economic Opportunities

Creating Economic Opportunities in Northern Belize

  In 2015, the Belize Red Cross, with support from the American Red Cross, provided initial support to 38 beneficiaries, working with them to diversify community income sources. Grants included support in agriculture and micro-enterprise development, among others. Eight months later, program participants explained how the resulting economic benefits have influenced their livelihoods and that

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Conoce los participantes del programa Oportunidades de Beneficio Económico en Belice

  Las comunidades al norte de Belice poseen fuentes de ingresos económicos bastante limitados, enfocados principalmente en la industria de la caña de azúcar y en algunas ocasiones la pesca de mar o río. La Cruz Roja Americana trabaja en conjunto con la Cruz Roja de Belice para diversificar los métodos de ingreso en estas

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Get to Know Participants of the Economic Opportunities Benefit in Belize

  The villages in Northern Belize have a very narrow economic basis, mainly focused on the cane sugar industry and sometimes river or sea fishing. To ensure food and economic security, the Red Cross provides small grants and training to community members in a variety of topics. American Red Cross works together with the Belize

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