Guatemala food crisis – level 1
Maria lives in a small village in Guatemala. She is a mom with six children. She has a hard time finding enough food for them. Her neighbors sometimes give her food.
Her children are not growing as they should because they do not have enough to eat. In Guatemala, many people are hungry. Some children are very sick because of this. More children die these days. Some families even want to go to the United States to live better lives.
The weather is changing, too. There is less rain. It is getting harder to grow crops. Many young people in Maria’s village want to leave and find food somewhere else.
You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.
What other options do families in Maria's village have for finding and sustaining sources of nutrition?
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