Women's empowerment and recycling in Mexico

by Fundacion Mitz
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Women's empowerment and recycling in Mexico
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Women's empowerment and recycling in Mexico
Women's empowerment and recycling in Mexico
Women's empowerment and recycling in Mexico
Women's empowerment and recycling in Mexico
Women's empowerment and recycling in Mexico
Women's empowerment and recycling in Mexico
Women's empowerment and recycling in Mexico
Women's empowerment and recycling in Mexico
Women's empowerment and recycling in Mexico
Women's empowerment and recycling in Mexico
Women's empowerment and recycling in Mexico
Women's empowerment and recycling in Mexico
Women's empowerment and recycling in Mexico
Women's empowerment and recycling in Mexico
Women's empowerment and recycling in Mexico
Women's empowerment and recycling in Mexico
Women's empowerment and recycling in Mexico
Women's empowerment and recycling in Mexico
Women's empowerment and recycling in Mexico
Women's empowerment and recycling in Mexico
Women's empowerment and recycling in Mexico
Women's empowerment and recycling in Mexico
Women's empowerment and recycling in Mexico
Women's empowerment and recycling in Mexico
Women's empowerment and recycling in Mexico
Women's empowerment and recycling in Mexico
Women's empowerment and recycling in Mexico
Women's empowerment and recycling in Mexico
Women's empowerment and recycling in Mexico
Women's empowerment and recycling in Mexico
Women's empowerment and recycling in Mexico
Women's empowerment and recycling in Mexico
Women's empowerment and recycling in Mexico
Women's empowerment and recycling in Mexico
Women's empowerment and recycling in Mexico
Women's empowerment and recycling in Mexico
Women's empowerment and recycling in Mexico
Women's empowerment and recycling in Mexico
Women's empowerment and recycling in Mexico
Women's empowerment and recycling in Mexico
Women's empowerment and recycling in Mexico
Women's empowerment and recycling in Mexico
Women's empowerment and recycling in Mexico
Women's empowerment and recycling in Mexico
Women's empowerment and recycling in Mexico
Women's empowerment and recycling in Mexico
Women's empowerment and recycling in Mexico
Women's empowerment and recycling in Mexico
Women's empowerment and recycling in Mexico
Women's empowerment and recycling in Mexico
Women's empowerment and recycling in Mexico
Women's empowerment and recycling in Mexico
Women's empowerment and recycling in Mexico
Women's empowerment and recycling in Mexico
Women's empowerment and recycling in Mexico
Women's empowerment and recycling in Mexico

 

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Te compartimos nuestro Informe Anual 2020. Junto a ti enfrentamos las adversidades del 2020 .

En el 2020, acumulamos: 1,157 empleos generados, 121.6 toneladas de residuos industriales transformados a partir de nuestras alianzas estratégicas con diversas empresas nacionales e internacionales, 13.1 millones de pesos ensueldos justos y 1.1 millones de horas de capacitación. Con estas cifras no podemos dejar de reconocer a nuestros aliados y donantes cuya participación fue muy valiosa en el logro de nuestros objetivos a pesar de la adversidad.

Tu confianza en nuestra labor sigue siendo una pieza fundamental.

En Fundación Mitz sabemos que hay muchas formas de hacer las cosas. Nosotros elegimos construir
colectivamente un mundo mejor. Y sabemos que la comunidad de mujeres, el equipo operativo y administrativo
de Mitz y su Consejo de administración y donantes como tú, contribuyen todos los días a que lo logremos.


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Dear friends, families and supporters of the Mitz Foundation

 

Wishing you and your families continue to be in good health. We want to continue to share with you our uninterrupted work for the development of skills and the empowerment of women at Mitz.

 

Concerned about hygiene and organization measures for the safety of our beneficiaries, collaborators, clients and suppliers, we prepared a return to work plan in our community center that included the most important measures, such as the implementation of disinfection stations at the entrance and surveillance. Personal protection equipment, signs of healthy distance, home office and staggered schedules for artisans and collaborators were implemented.

 

In 2020 we added 34 hours of training in human development, 86 hours in artisan techniques, 14 hours in productive projects, 40 hours in entrepreneurship workshop and 100 hours of training for employment. The trainings from May were given virtually and face-to-face due to the COVID-19 contingency.

 

The circular economy is a new economic model based on sustainability in which the consumption of raw materials is reused and reduced. Mitz's proposal is based on the idea of closing the circle of the traditional model, giving a new life to the products already used and optimizing the materials with which they are manufactured.

 

Through the elaboration of our artisan products, we seek to generate new cycles of use for those products that have already passed through their first useful stage, since it is one of the keys to the sustainability of this model.

 

In 2020 we transformed 121.6 tons of industrial waste from our strategic alliances with various national and international companies.

 

We continue to face important challenges: finding new spaces for the sale of products that create jobs for Mitz women. We continue to carry out training in human development and productive entrepreneurship through the online modality.

 

We are confident that the effort and impetus of the Mitz women and that their support and donation will become a great long-term social investment.

 

We will continue to update you on our progress.

 

Thank you for trusting Mitz

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Dear friends, families and supporters of the Mitz Foundation:

 

We hope that you and your family are healthy. The COVID-19 pandemic has surprised us all. We want to tell you about our work in this context:

The state and municipal health traffic light indicated for several months, starting in May, that the municipality of Chimalhuacán, the location of the Mitz Center, was one of the three municipalities with the highest risk for its inhabitants, a situation that impacted and that the Council and Directors of the Mitz Center assumed the cancellation of group activities, technical sessions and finishing workshops for the elaboration of artisan products.

While we pass the confinement we carry out a diagnosis of socioeconomic needs and specifically of the COVID situation in the family to support the artisans and their families. We conduct referrals for medical care to possible cases of COVID.

 We make alliances with various organizations and companies to deliver monthly pantries that continue to be delivered to this day.

 We make recommendations in 1-minute videos: Stay Home, Managing Emotions, and Violence Prevention to share with Mit artisans and their families.

 We made other alliances with foundations  for the delivery of an online employability workshop promoting the integration of other members of the artisan family, granting 100% scholarships for young people between 18 and 24 years.

 We are working on the Plan for the return to the new normal in accordance with the regulations of the municipal authorities.

 The global economic paralysis has affected the value chains of which Mitz is a part through the alliances built with companies for the commercial promotion of products made by Mitz women, so that artisanal retail sales fell by a 90% situation that affects the generation of jobs in the Mitz Center.

 Today we face important challenges: finding new spaces for the sale of the products that generate jobs for Mitz women. We have resorted to the virtual environment for training for capacity development and we are strengthening the issues of finance and productive entrepreneurship.

We are confident that if we continue to make the right decisions, we will emerge ahead of this situation. However, your support and donation will be important to address it.

 In the meantime we will continue to update you on our progress.

 

 Thank you for trusting Mitz

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Fundacion Mitz

Location: Ciudad de Mexico - Mexico
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Yamel Bocanegra
Ciudad de Mexico, Ciudad de Mexico Mexico
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