Women from lakeshore communities who have learned business skills to start up their own enterprises will be putting their products on the market at the Expo-Bazar taking place Monday and Tuesday, August 15 and 16, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., on the esplanade outside Vinos y Licores Paz, off the highway at Calle Independencia 163, San Antonio Tlayacapan.
Items to be offered in the sales exhibit will include conserves, dried fruits, salsas and food seasonings, meat jerky, herbal teas, natural soaps and cosmetics, candles, embroidered clothing and linens, and decorative handicrafts.
The event is sponsored by the Asociación Pro México education center operated in San Juan Cosalá, where the budding entrepreneurs have completed training to master digital literacy, personal and business finances, enterprise ventures and development of life projects. The center is currently enrolling its fourth generation of students in workshops and courses tied into the six-month Segunda Oportunidad program.
Founded in Guadalajara in 1974, Asociacion Pro México is a registered non-profit organization dedicated to improving the living conditions of vulnerable people and communities by promoting self-sufficiency, empowerment and entrepreneurship from a gender and equality perspective. The training center in San Juan Cosalá is located at Porfirio Díaz 15, opposite the village plaza.