Pomona Impact sees entrepreneurship as a tool to create change, for this reason, it decided to allign with Starfish, an impressive organization that fights to elevate the educational level and quality of life of mayan girls in the Atitlán region, in Guatemala. One of the programs that Starfish includes in it´s teaching curriculum is entrepreneurship.
Pomona Impact believes in the values of Starfish, and in the power of the free market to elevate the lives of individuals above poverty levels. To help catalyze the micro-companies of the students, we worked side by side in the program, the program lasted 3 days. We worked on their business model and unit economics. The event concluded with the participation of high caliber judges, who are involved in the world of social entrepreneurship and mayan inclusión in society. All of the participants received some seed funding, according to the potential of their enterprises, this will become a yearly event.