MCC Photo/Nina Linton

Farmer Macario Condori Apaza talks about growing maca. OBADES, the social development program of the Bolivian baptist church and an MCC partner, provides training and support to help farmers grow maca in addition to their traditional potato crop. Maca grows well at high altitudes, important in the Andean community of Colquechaca, and can be sold for eight times as much profit as potatoes.

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