Here's a story about how members of the Changemakers community are working to alleviate poverty in Latin America:
In the Mendoza province of Argentina, a small community of entrepreneurs is preparing for the tomato harvest. With the help of “solidarity investors,” they’re purchasing seeds, irrigating and cultivating their land, and eventually making jars of fresh tomato sauce that just might make their way to your dinner table.
The Entrepreneurship Association of Mendoza (ASEM) is making this harvest a profitable experience for many unemployed young people and adults. Seven years ago, Argentina suffered a financial crisis – not unlike the current global downturn – that completely dismantled its traditional banking system.
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