Devin Thorpe of Forbes, also speaker and author of Your Mark On The World, interviews Kate Seely and Katherine Lorenz of Puente a la Salud, a nonprofit organization helping the people of Oaxaca, Mexico to grow a mystery grain called "amaranth".
Thorpe chats with the founders on a Social Entrepreneur show on Forbes where they tell about this great grain, a 16-hour grain crop available to farmers. Seely and Lorenz informs that amaranth grains can be especially beneficial for malnourished children and low-income families since Oaxaca remains one of the poorest state in Mexico despite its agriculture-based economy.
Social enterprise,Â HandiConnect, winsÂ the Audacious-Business Idea competitionâ€™s Doing Good category. The company is spearheaded byÂ University of Otago entrepreneurship masterâ€™s student Nguyen Cam Van.
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On Forbes Social Entrepreneur Show: Mystery Grain Amaranth and Puente ŕ la Salud