Blessed is the one…
our understanding of the environ-mental realities we live in, as well as our responsibility as Christian communities to demonstrate a concern for ecology which stems from scripture.
Largely due to operating in rural—and therefore more natural—areas, CBM’s Chagas project has become more attune to the ecological situation within Bolivia. For many of the communities partnering with the Chagas project, a slight change in rainfall or the price of produce can have a significant impact on their quality of life. Recognizing this, the project has worked to incorporate agricultural initiatives, such as community gardens, in the past.
Not only is the hope that these trees will have a positive impact on water retention and the local environment but also that the fruit they produce will benefit the families economically. Hope, like a seedling, starts small, but it grows.