I visited the home of Letty in Cuentepec, a small indigenous village in the rural outskirts of Cuernavaca. It was the feast day of St. Sebastian, the patron Saint of their town, and following their custom, each family welcomed us with an edible feast of chicken mole with all the trimmings.
- Partner Location: Morelos, Mexico
- Partner Since: 2010
- Number of Loans: 233
These groups come from marginalized rural communities with a high incidence of violence, unemployment, lack of basic services, provisional housing and infant malnutrition. There are several indigenous communities within this network, including Cuentepec and Coatetelco. The Red de Mujeres Morelenses promotes a culture of savings among the women, and provides workshops for personal and group growth.