Engaging the next generation in our legacy of ‘bearing fruit that will last'
Ralph and Cheryl Broetje raised their large, extended family on a working farm in Eastern Washington managed by a diverse workforce from countries around the world. Immersed in this context, they established many relationships and learned many lessons about such issues as migration, access to education, and opportunities for economic development. To learn more, a family tradition was established of taking trips abroad to visit with grant partners and the communities in which they serve. These trips of perspective shaped our family narrative over the years and have become a part of who we are today. Below are highlights from some of those trips.