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Latin American Agribusiness Development Corporation S.A.

Latin American Agribusiness Development Corporation S.A.

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Digital Seeds

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In 2014, LAAD started supporting the Digital Seeds program being carried forward by the Mercon group, one of our close clients in Nicaragua. Digital Seeds is a Mercon-propriety program that aims to improve the quality of primary education in Nicaragua’s rural areas. This program has been developed in coordination with the Ministry of Education of Nicaragua, the University of Pennsylvania, and other partners.

  • Over 6,000 beneficiary students
  • Over 3,000 beneficiary families
  • Over 500 teachers trained
  • 93% of participating students stay in school
  • 90% of participating students pass to the next grade

LAAD supported the program in 2014 with funding to purchase 80 computers for the children attending one of the participating schools. LAAD has continued supporting Digital Seeds and is committed to this excellent initiative.