They grant microcredit to communities for the establishment and management of resin-producing forest plantations, which are paid gradually with part of their own production.
Ejido Verde creates new sustainable jobs for the marginalized communities of Mexico and promotes one of the country's most vulnerable industries, the resin industry. The project brings together the private sector, general public and different indigenous communities in Mexico. It´s innovative model combines social entrepreneurship, environmental reforestation and conservation of the national heritage. Ejido Verde empower communities to increase their incomes reducing migration problems and promoting the restoration and conservation of forests, as well as cultural identity.
Ejido Verde will generate 600 million dollars of incomes for the local population in the next 30 years, which will also reduce 1 million tons of greenhouse gases.
"Kaya has provided us phenomenal support, securing a multimillion-dollar investment, as well as helping us to setup our complex financial model that reflects and supports the scalability of our social enterprise. We are pleased to have Kaya as a strategic partner."