We do much more than “teach a man to fish.” We purchase farm land, tools, and agricultural supplies in order to foster self-sufficiency. These resources support small businesses and promote an entrepreneurial culture within Chiriqui.
Manos de Fe currently owns 15 acres of land for crops and livestock. We are preparing to grow peppers, sweet corn, tomatoes, and lettuce and to raise chickens, goats, Peking ducks, and pigs. By teaching families to grow and sell agricultural products, we are creating jobs and setting the stage for long-term sustainability.
Future dreams are to open a soap factory, sewing ministry, and jewelry business while teaching these skills to others at the community center.