Calcutta Village Students Celebrate Inauguration of Agriculture Unit

Calcutta Village Students Celebrate Inauguration of Agriculture Unit

Students from Calcutta Village in Corozal are getting their hands dirty and reaping the fruits of their labor. Today the Belize Adventist College officially inaugurated their very first Agriculture and Agro processing Unit. The achievement was made possible through funding from the Ministry of finance, Economic Development, and Investment. The Agro processing unit in the school compound comprises of innovative technology that the students use for food production. Agriculture teacher, Elizabeth Cima says that the initiative came about from the motivation that the students gave her to develop the agriculture course in the high school. 

Through the Agro business course and being out in the field, the students were able to come up with several products to sell. Cima spoke to Love News about some of those products. 

At the inauguration ceremony, the school also received a $5,000 donation from Corozal South East Area Representative, Florencio Marin Jr.

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