- The canals that overflowed and flooded the farm have been cleaned.
- Acquisition of 6 cows
- A calf is born in Maria Elisabetta Farm
- Plantation of 100 new orange trees
- We have 14 cows, 57 pigs, 109 chickens, 2 donkeys and a mule for labor.
- Construction of an addition to the pigsties.
- A part of the land is rented out to other farmers for cow grazing.
- We have 8 cows, 21 pigs, 69 chickens, 2 donkeys and a mule for labor.
- The fish farm is up and running with 4,000 fry (baby fish).
- Purchase of 4 cows, 2 milk cows and 2 for meat, which will enhance the diet of the children who come to our soup kitchens, providing them with meat and milk. - Purchase of 2 donkeys and a mule to carry the corn and other agricultural products to the areas where the tractor cannot pass.
- Beginning of the construction of a stable for the cows.
- Beginning of the sowing of an area of the farm with short-cycle products: tomatoes, cucumbers, peppers, zucchini, and beans.
- Purchase of 70 egg-laying hens
- Acquisition of a small tractor donated by “Ebir Iluminación,” a Spanish company. The tractor is helpful but is too small to cover the needs of the farm.
- Finalization of the construction of a house on the farm for a family to live in.
- Professional construction of a 5-meter well to water the plantations. It has a decent water flow and high quality of water. This project was made possible by the donations from the members of the Home of the Mother in Italy.
- Purchase of the neighboring property to begin our fish farm.
- Water purifier sent from Spain for part of the farm and surrounding area, thanks to “Ebir Iluminación.”
- Container sent from Spain, paid for by “Ebir Iluminación,” with cages for breeding rabbits and chickens, among other things.
- Increase of the consumption of meat and chicken in our soup kitchens, thanks to the produce of Maria Elisabetta Farm.
- Finalization of the construction of the wood stove, washing site, and storehouse for the families who are going to live on the farm.
- Purchase of a threshing machine, hay mower, and a peeler, as well as other necessary tools for the work on the farm.
- Finalization of the construction of a house on the farm for the new family of workers, financed by Bancaja.
- Construction of the second handcrafted well, by volunteer specialists and workers of the local government of Chone, Ecuador, 10-12 meters deep and 30 centimeters wide. Provides enough water for one home and for the animals.
- Improvement of the entrance to the farm and the area around the house.
- Acquisition of an incubator for the chickens.
- Purchase of a new pickup truck for maintenance work on the farm.
- Construction of the first handcrafted well by volunteers, 10-12 meters deep and 30 centimeters wide.
- Purchase of the first pig with 11 piglets.
- Purchase of the first group of chickens.
- Cultivation of the first crops.
- We bought the farm in the month of November, thanks to our benefactors.