With the generous support of the Jobs for the Future - Rural Immigrant Success Exchange program, the Rural Maya Entrepreneur program at Comunidad Maya Pixan Ixim is providing Q'anjob'al Maya and other Indigenous Maya immigrants with the language access, training, tools, and resources they need to start or grow their small businesses LLCs or cooperative models.
The Rural Maya Entrepreneur program provides:
Small Business Development Support
Maya Peer Mentors
Fondo Semilla - Seed Funding
- Launch or grow ten (10) small businesses through small grants from the Fondo Semilla
- An application process and support will be provided. Grants can be used for any needs related to business startup or expansion
- Local meetings will be held as well as virtual meetings to connect Maya entrepreneurs across Nebraska