Women obtain a basic knowledge of business and administration in order to achieve sustainable, self-managing, cooperative businesses. Micro-credit loans provide groups with the capital to initiate small business ventures.
Examples of workshops and resources provided include:
Our maya women's center & fair trade store, initiatd in December 2010, is located in an historical building in dowtown Panajachel. The center houses a cooperative Fair trade store, resource library, community space for meetings and special events, and provides a departure point for tours to the women's communities.
Some fair trade products are:
All products are handmade and naturally dyed