ACACCPAMU / Musas Creativas

Region: Latin America and the Caribbean

Since 2009, IPM has partnered with ACACCPAMU / Musas Creativas. This cooperative of women, located in Armenia, EL SALVADOR, aims to generate incomes for their families, children, and the communities of San Juan and El Progreso. ACACCPAMU/Musas Creativas empowers women, children, and youth through five different initiatives: A water tank, which distributes drinking water to the communities of San Juan and El Progreso; A community grinder, a bakery, embroidered handcrafts with unique designs that show different cultural elements typical of the region; And the Chicken and Cow Breeding Project uses the milk and meat for consumption, and to produce different types of cheese that are sold in the communities.