Lemonaid & ChariTea Foundation currently supports seven social projects in Latin America. One of them is in Mexico, four in Paraguay and two in Argentina.

Microcredits for solidary economy in Argentina

Since July 2017 the Lemonaid & ChariTea Foundation supports the microcredit project of the federal organisation ‘Federación Argentina de Cooperativas Apícolas y Agropecuarieas Limitada’ (FACAAL). FACAAL addresses the financial needs of the low-income farmers, small-scale producers and entrepreneurs in the north-eastern part of Argentina with the development of a financing platform.   FACAAL is a federal [...]

Improving the productivity of small-scale farmers in Argentina

Since July 2017 the Lemonaid & ChariTea Foundation supports the non-governmental organization ‘Centro Ecuménico de Educación Popular’ (CEDEPO) in the region of Florencio Varela, close to the capital city of Buenos Aires. The focus of the work lies on the improvement of production conditions of Argentinian small-scale farmers by building a training center and through the [...]

Financial inclusion of people with visual impairments, a red light for poverty

The nonprofit organisation (NPO) ‘Fundación Paraguaya’ is working together with ‘Ágora Paraguaya’ to develop a program for the financial inclusion and reintegration into the labor market of people with visual disabilities in Paraguay. Fundación Paraguaya’s strategy aims at enabling poor families through individual counselling and the provision of microcredits as well as entrepreneurial education to lift [...]

Short movie the Ecological Agriculture School San Juan

In 2016 we had the possibility to visit the project the 'Ecological Agriculture School San Juan', which is 150 km north of the capital Asunción in Paraguay. There we talked to the teacher and former student Otillia Ruíz Medina. This project is supported by the Lemonaid & ChariTea Foundation since 2011.   https://youtu.be/NVNu_vwQW2M

Short movie from our Paraguayan project ‘Ñande Rekoha’

During our last visit in Paraguay in the year 2016, we interviewed the director Daily Domínguez of the Child Care Center 'Ñande Rekoha'. The center is located at the wholesale market in Asunción, Paraguay.     https://youtu.be/ml57mJWo7kc

Civic engagement for Mexico

Since the end of the year 2015, class 9c (by now 10c) from the Hamburg school in Stellingen, is actively involved with one of our partner organisations from the Lemonaid & ChariTea Foundation in Mexico. The class jointly planned and organised the project „Plastik war gestern„. Their goal is to sell 5000 cotton bags with the [...]

Verdopplungsaktion der Bio Company

Seit dem 01.12.2016 startet die Bio Company eine Verdoppelungsaktion für 8 ausgewählte Projekte und das “Ernährungsprogramm für Kinderhort in Paraguay” des Lemonaid & ChariTea e.V.s ist mit dabei.  Pünktlich um 10 Uhr am Donnerstag, den 1. Dezember 2016 fiel der Startschuss für die Aktion, bei der alle Einzelspenden (bis zu 200 Euro) an die teilnehmenden Projekte verdoppelt werden. Insgesamt stellt [...]

Oh, how nice is Paraguay!?

We're traveling through Paraguay to visit the social projects supported by the Lemonaid & ChariTea e.V. and also to meet the people who grow the sugar cane for the drinks from our main sponsor, the Lemonaid Beverages company.     Despite its obvious economic problems, the city has been a beautifully interesting & welcoming gateway for our project travel. The [...]

Moving images from Mexico.

In 2016 we were on a project travel to visit the Instituto Intercultural Ñöñho in Mexico. Filmmaker Claire Roggan was travelling with us, have a look what she produced:   https://youtu.be/NvI2bLPRq70    

Children’s centre in Abasto wholesale centre, Paraguay

The fruit and vegetable wholesale centre “Abasto” is in Paraguay. Many children and young people are forced even from a very young age to work or look for food there. Lemonaid & ChariTea e.V. supports the children’s centre „Ñande Rekoha“ (Our Space), which offers children a safe space within this environment.   “Abasto”, where the agricultural [...]