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    Grind out Hunger Tour

    Tuesday, June 6, 4:30 - 6 PM
    Tuesday, July 11, 4:30 - 6 PM

    Visit CTI's headquarters for a tour our innovation lab and light refreshments.

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    CTI in Star Tribune 

    "Minnesotans and Americans have a responsibility to tackle global hunger, malnutrition and poverty targeting people and places like Senegal that have a real need for our help."

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Our Approach

We create practical food and water tools that empower the global poor to better feed and support themselves.

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Technologies That Empower

We design innovative tools that help farmers harvest, store and process their crops, as well as gain access to clean drinking water.

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Sustainable Impact

We aren't interested in short-term solutions or handouts. Our technologies and programs provide sustainable pathways out of hunger and poverty.

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