Frutera fumigó fincas, puestos de salud y escuelas de las comunidades cercanas a sus operaciones para prevenir enfermedades

Frutera sprayed farms, health clinics and schools in the communities near its operations to prevent disease.

Guatemala, July 2011. As part of their Social Responsibility Program, Frutera organized a day of fumigation in the communities of Madre Vieja, San Jose Mogollón, and Huitzizil all located in the department of Escuintla, in addition to Frutera farms to prevent diseases caused by insects, mainly mosquitoes, that cause dengue and malaria.

The fumigation was carried out in a way as to reduce any negative impact on the environment. Neighborhood health clinics, community centers, and schools were all treated in coordination with the personnel from the Health Center of Tiquisate.

This activity benefited all the employees of Frutera farms and residents of the neighboring communities, including students, families, staff, and patients of health centers who all expressed their appreciation to the company for this help.

Frutera is concerned with the health and welfare of its employees and communities surrounding its operations; that is why it organizes activities of this kind to prevent diseases that are common to these areas.