Mr. Baltazar lives in the community of Ejido de Detiña in Acambay Mexico. Three years ago he started his sheep project.
At first, he was very disappointed because his animals were not growing and he was not earning a lot of money from them.
He became part of CHOICE’s entrepreneurs' group. He went to all the training meetings and put forth great time and effort to apply the knowledge he gained from them.Read more
Mrs. Irene and Mr. Gregorio are producers from Ejido de Detiña in Acambay, Mexico. They had a small, but not profitable, bovine production. At times they didn’t regain the investments made and had to sell animals in the face of an emergency.
Three years ago they requested a loan from CHOICE Mexico to buy breeding sheep. They attended workshops for entrepreneurs in animal production and, with this and their efforts, they were able to improve their production.Read more
On behalf of the staff, Board of Trustees, and the tens of thousands of villagers whose lives you have helped improve thank you for being a part of the CHOICE Humanitarian family. Together, we reached new heights in 2017, and we owe this success to you for two reasons. First, you believe that extreme poverty can and should end in our lifetime. And second, you trust that CHOICE Humanitarian is the organization best suited to achieve this goal. Quite simply, you are the reason CHOICE continues to flourish and, on behalf of the entire CHOICE team, we can't thank you enough! 2017 Impact Report
As part of the Spring Into Action campaign running from April 16 – May 1, we will be posting daily about topics related to extreme poverty and how anyone and everyone can join the movement to end it.
Think about it: There are individuals living in extreme poverty worldwide who have ingenious ideas. From inventions to business ventures, creative ideas are universal. However, because these individuals lack collateral, they are considered “unbankable.”
Liliana is 11 years old and lives in the community of Rincon de la Concepcion Mexico State. And she is the youngest person working in egg production in her community.Read more
Mrs. Adriana is learning how to raise swine to sell and to provide her family with nutritious food as part of a class that CHOICE Mexico is teaching.
Paul recently returned from an expedition to Mexico where he observed the path that the village of La Concha in Guanajuato, Mexico is taking to create sustainable income opportunities for their residents.Read more
When you hear someone say, "I went to Mexico." What comes to mind? Cruise ships. A picturesque vista. Palm trees. Fruity beverages. Oh, and tropical weather. Yes, all the vacation-y things. You typically don't imagine your days south of the border to be serenaded by birds and your freezing cold nights set to the soundtrack of about 1 million dogs.
In this particular case, they were.
Women are strong. Women are agents of change. Yet women in poor communities bear almost the entire responsibility for providing the basic needs for their families, yet are largely left without resources.Read more
Margarita, Ana Luisa, Carmen, Maricela, Lupita and Catherine are students in Conception Aculco, State of Mexico. They are very enthusiastic and intelligent young women and single mothers.
Recently they approached CHOICE Mexico about starting a Savings Box Program at their school. They want to invite their classmates to join the Savings Box Program because they believe they can save what little they have to address future needs at school and home.Read more