Bakery - Ekumfi Ebuakwa, GhanaSeeing a market opportunity and to save their fellow community members time and money to obtain basic baked goods, the community of Ekumfi Ebuakwa established a bakery business in May…
Chair & Canopy Rental - Ekumfi Egyankwa, GhanaTo serve the market for cultural events in the region, the community of Ekumfi Egyankwa started a Chair and Canopy Rental business in May 2013.
Corn Processing Mill - Ekumfi Adansemaim, GhanaMotivated by spoiling crops and excessive travel to process their corn, the members of Adansemaim donated community land and invested in a corn processing mill.
Fishing Boat - Ekumfi Srafa Aboano, GhanaTo prevent young fisherman from leaving the community to seek work elsewhere and to generate more profit for the community in general a fishing boat was purchased to increase production.
Agricultural Store - El Ojochal, HondurasTo meet the needs of community farmers to increase production and also generate profit, an Agricultural Supplies store was established in 2014 in El Ojochal.
Bakery - El Cantón, HondurasThe women owned bakery in El Cantón purchases ingredients within the community and now delivers thousands of baked goods regionally, while employing community members in production, delivery, administration, and sales.
Bakery - Fray Lazaro, HondurasMotivated by lack of work, especially for women in the community, and the existing market for baked goods in the area, Fray Lazaro established a bakery business in November 2015.
Coffee Cooperative - El Zurzular, HondurasThe El Zurzular Coffee Cooperative was developed to support the community's coffee farmers, which is the main source of income for the community.
Basic Grain Sales - San Gabriel, NicaraguaThe cooperative of San Gabriel purchases grains directly from local producers and sells them within the community at a competitive price.
Chair & Table Rental - Encuentros de San Gabriel, NicaraguaThe people of Encuentros de San Gabriel started a Chair & Table Rental business to meet local demand and infuse income into the community.
Chicken Farm - El Naranjo, NicaraguaDue to drought and the lack of jobs, the community of El Naranjo established a chicken farm in 2016.
Community Corn and Cashew Farm - El Salto, NicaraguaThe community members of El Salto will produce corn and cashews on land rented by the community collectively.
Egilio & Berta Organics - Ipeti Embera, PanamaHaving recently moved back to Ipeti, Egilio, and his wife Berta are starting up a organic farming business.
Model Farm - Piriati Embera, PanamaTo combat environmental degradation and increase economic production in the community the people of Piriati established the Piriati-Poapono Model Farm business.
Pollos Perez - Canglón, PanamaTo increase her family income Virginia Perez and her daughter started a chicken production business in 2011.
Jimmy's Bakery - Curtí, PanamaJimmy and his entrepreneurial family want to improve the community’s access to fresh bread and bakery sweets.
Kiosko Olivia - Curtí - PanamaOlivia Mona owns a roadside kiosk and is looking to improve her business as well as her farm where she grows plantains and raises chickens.
Finca Werara Crincha - Ipeti Embera, PanamaThe Finca Ecoturistica Werãrã Crincha was established by the Environmental Committee of Ipeti Embera to showcase sustainable agricultural practices and introduce tourists to local agriculture.
Platero's Chicken Venture- Curtí, PanamaCarolina Platero is starting a small business that produces chicken to be sold in local stores. She currently has no form of personal income but is excited to get her…
Kiosko La Fula - Ibedi Guna, PanamaEtimilda Diaz is a proud member of the Community Bank since its inception. Right next to the bank office, she manages a kiosk that sells various items such as chicken,…
Kiosco Alexi- Ibedi Guna, PanamaKiosco Alexi is a small shop located in the center of Ibedi Guna, selling a wide variety of products, including foodstuff and personal hygiene products
Nisbundorgan Artisan Group - Ibedi Guna, PanamaMeaning shooting star in the indigenous Guna language, the Nisbundorgan Artisan Group is a cooperative of local women dedicated to preserving Guna culture through the creation and sales of traditional…
Mrs. Garcia's Chicken and Cebaderas- Ipeti Colono, PanamaMrs. García crafts "cebaderas" which are saddlebags for people to carry their groceries while on horseback. She is also the treasurer of the Community Bank in Ipeti Colono and is…
Biodelda's Designs- Ipeti Colono, PanamaBiodelda is a long-time seamstress who learned the skill from her grandmother. She creates traditional Panamanian dresses common for special occasions.
Abarroteria Raysa- Ipeti Colono, PanamaMrs. Castillo is one of the newest members of the community bank in Ipeti Colono and is currently a local store owner that provides her community with all kinds of…
Chicken Venture, Andrea Campos - Zapallal, PanamaLocated in the Zapallal community in Darien, Andrea Campos is an active member of the Community Bank and has been in the business of raising and selling chickens for nearly…
Gonzalez Pork Venture - Canglon, PanamaMrs. Gonzalez has begun raising pigs to sell to local markets and restaurants, where pork is in high demand
Guillermina Chicken Venture - Canglon, PanamaMaria Guillermina is a founding member and the Secretary of the Canglon Community Bank, who has also opened a chicken venture to save money for her children.
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