Asociacion Cooperativa de Aprovisionamiento, Ahorro, Crédito y Consumo de Mujeres del bajo Lempa 'Marta González' (ACAMG)

 


Country

El Salvador

Organization

Asociacion Cooperativa de Aprovisionamiento, Ahorro, Crédito y Consumo de Mujeres del bajo Lempa 'Marta González' (ACAMG)

Founded in 1993, ACAMG works to improve the quality of life of women, families and communities. It provides its members with microcredit and technical assistance for raising and selling livestock, and advocates with the local government on behalf of its members’ rights and income-generating projects.

Project

Organizational Capacity Building

Purpose: To support ACAMG in addressing food insecurity and poverty by training women cooperative members in micro business development, agro-ecological techniques, animal husbandry, gender, computer skills, and in maintaining a rotating loan fund to invest in members' micro businesses.

Project Grant Amount $33,500
Total Grants Received $192,350
Years Supported 7
Theme Natural Resource Rights and Economic Justice
Population Served Farmers and fisherfolk, Women