Reflections on Programming Response to the COVID-19 Pandemic

 The COVID-19 pandemic has continued to impact communities beyond what many thought would be a few weeks of quarantine. As we recognize the second anniversary of the pandemic, we reflect on Global Communities’ country teams that are hard at work to help mitigate the impacts of the pandemic on their communities. We were able to…

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Learning to Collaborate Through Sowing Futures in Argentina

“While Manuel has always been the type of student to speak up in front of his peers, his class is not very diverse in terms of ideas and those who speak up in public generally expose themselves to negative feedback from their peers,” explains Jorgelina Allegranza, professor of philosophy and the leader of the secondary…

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Pandemic response in Granadero Baigorria Leads to Strong Bonds and Cooperative Efforts

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought growing challenges to communities around the world. Many vulnerable communities and citizens are stuck in a state of social isolation and economic crisis. Even though that is the reality in many communities, in Granadero Baigorria, Argentina, where the John Deere Foundation-funded Sowing Futures program operates, a group of people did…

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Global Communities and John Deere Foundation Expand Partnership in South America

Sowing Futures in Brazil and Argentina: Global Communities and John Deere Foundation Expand Partnership in South America Silver Spring, MD  (April 13, 2018) – Global Communities today announced that it has partnered with the John Deere Foundation to expand its intervention with vulnerable populations to Argentina and additional areas in Brazil, building on its previous…

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