Apoyo a Gente Emprendedora A.C.

Current Projects -

Loan Program/
Programa actual de creditos

Los Ricos de Abajo 2009

The women took a loan from Apoyo to buy a stove and other equipment so they could create their small business selling gorditas and aguas frescas in Atotonilco. The women here are planning to rebuild a road in their community with the money theyv'e saved  from their now thriving business. Estas mujeres adquirieron un préstamo de Apoyo a comprar una estufa y otros equipos para que pudieran crear su pequeño negocio de venta de gorditas y aguas frescas en Atotonilco Las mujeres planean ademas de la reconstrucción de un camino en su comunidad con el dinero ahorrado de sus ahora florecientes negocio.  

"Pilot" - Clavellinas Individual Pilot Sustainable Community Garden Project 2009.

This family will be the first to pilot the project. This Photo has been taken as a before  shot.  The website will be updated with futher Photos and information as the project progresses.

Esta familia será la primera para el proyecto piloto. Esta foto ha sido tomada  antes de iniciar. El sitio web se actualizará con Fotos e información del progreso del proyecto.

Teaching Program in Rural Schools 2007- 2010

We started this program in the year of 2007, with the purpose of teaching teenagers in rural school how to prepare a business plan and a life plan and give them the tools for their professional and family life and plant the seeds of entrepreneurship early. We have  worked from 2009 until now, on a more practical level providing a teaching program and 
                                                                    a micro financing program to help students to continue their formal  

Health Education talks, Collaboration con "CASA" 2010

Through Apoyo's Loan program CASA has partnered with Apoyo to deliver  Health Education and cultural activities, based on monthly talks over 10 months covering issues such as -
Reproductive health, general health, breast cancer screening, human rights, local environmental issues and the impact of health on Community etc.


Family Garden Project 2010

After the success of previous pilot studies mentioned above “Apoyo”, with support from "Feed the Hungry AC" through their Family Gardens Project, continued working with communities to establish new values and new habits around food and nutrition in the home by providing training, mentoring and raw materials for the creation of family vegetable gardens in ten rural communities. http://www.feedthehungrysma.org/

Clavellinas Sewing Cooperative 2010

The rural community of Clavellinas has formed a strong and enthusiastic group of ten women, who started a small sewing cooperative. The women decided that it would be more effective to create a group in their own village, to bring women and girls together to produce clothing.  Personnel of Apoyo met frequently with the group to together develop the new project . The Clavellinas Women were prepared by "Apoyo" for the market economy and, with support from The San Miguel Community Church, the project evolved and  conditions have been created enableing the women to make a  
                                                           sustaianble income.