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How Peanuts Can Alleviate Poverty

Saturday, March 14, 2020  
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CORPORANT, Haiti— It’s a sad fact that in many poor communities around the world, going to school is the difference between getting a consistent meal or not. This is particularly the case in rural farming communities, with limited economic opportunities.

A year after Acceso created a nutritional snack program for 11 schools (generously funded by the W.K. Kellogg foundation) in the central plateau of Haiti, enrolment went up 20 percent. Acceso is an organization I cofounded that was formerly the Clinton Giustra Enterprise Partnership. 

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