Via Minnesota initiates distance-learning promotora training program in Minneapolis to educate community outreach workers and support community self-reliance efforts including nutrition, ecology, and microenterprise education and support.
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Research & Publications
Community Development Spotlight:
Via International is committed to helping people, families,
and communities build "Paths to Self-Reliance for an Interdependent World."
Students from the University of San Diego and other schools, prganizations, businesses, churches, and service groups build beehives to support micro-enterprise and self-reliance initiatives. Hives are built during educational volunteer team-building project and and shipped to our community development projects supporting family health, as well as food and financial security through the development of bee cooperatives that maintain hives and harvest honey annually.
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|Health & Nutrition
Ecology & Agriculture
Micro-Enterprise & Micro-Credit
|Community Leadership Education
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Via International is a 501(c)3 service organization based in California. Dedicated to building "paths to self-reliance for an interdependent world," Via International has more than 37 years of experience addressing community needs by supporting community members to become agents of positive change. Emerging from the communities, programs are designed to improve quality of life through nutrition and ecology training, community leadership education and microcredit and microenterprise support. Voluntours programs offer educational travel and service learning opportunities to engage with community development initiatives. The Via Institute provides a framework to nourish personal development, foster community engagement, strengthen organizations, and promote global dialogue.
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