The 17th Microcredit Summit was held on September 3 through September 5, 2014 in Yucatán, Mexico City. For 3 days there were topic discussions about what can we do to change the system and how to create new partnerships as well as how to develop products and services that reach families living in extreme poverty.
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FONDESOL supports production and business activities of small-scale producers. Here we have some stories of our customers.
Mrs. Margarita Tubac Chonay is a maya-kaqchikel woman, she was born in Chipatá village in Santa Apolonia in the department of Chimaltenango. Due to the poverty of her parents, she did not have the opportunity to study, and so, her desire of success, motivated her to attend literacy classes, where she learned to read and to write. She was dedicated to take care of her family helping with the daily chores at home and helping with field activities too. With...
Margarito Ramos Tavico is 64 years old, and was born in Panajxit village, in Santa Cruz del Quiché, to more than 160 kilometers from the Capital City, since a long time he dedicated to make traditional clothing. Although the market for his products is good in the region, Mr. Margarito could not increase his operations until he knew of FONDESOL’s services, he had tried to get financing but, the institutions and lenders had oppressed him with high interests and for...