maya-nuts.jpgErika Vohman is improving the lives of women in poverty in Central America by teaching them about their native Maya nut, a nutrient-rich seed that grows abundantly in rain forests.

Many are still unaware of the nut, which can be ground into a hearty meal for porridge or flatbread, or prepared to taste like mashed potatoes, chocolate or coffee.

Watch the video below, or read the story at CNN.

Thanks to Alison R. for the story tip! 


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