No Son Invisibles: Maya Women and Microfinance (2008)

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No Son Invisibles: Maya Women & Microfinance, is about three Mayan women from the highlands of Chiapas, Mexico. Stepping deep into their lives we see how with a small amount of credit they ... See full summary »

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Melissa Eidson

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Credited cast:
Micaela Garcia Jimenez Micaela Garcia Jimenez ... Self
Pilar Garcia Quintana Pilar Garcia Quintana ... Self
Martha Gomez Lopez Martha Gomez Lopez
Lorenza Hernandez Perez Lorenza Hernandez Perez ... Self
Pascuala Hernandez Pascuala Hernandez
Teresa Hernandez Teresa Hernandez
Antonio de Jesus Mendez Hernandez Antonio de Jesus Mendez Hernandez
Carlos Antonio Mendez Hernandez Carlos Antonio Mendez Hernandez
Francisca Alejandro Mendez Hernandez Francisca Alejandro Mendez Hernandez
Jose Henrique Mendez Hernandez Jose Henrique Mendez Hernandez
Maria Melena Mendez Hernandez Maria Melena Mendez Hernandez
Francisca Mendez Ramirez Francisca Mendez Ramirez
Maria Veronica Sanchez Perez Maria Veronica Sanchez Perez
Josefina Patricia Vazquez Hernandez Josefina Patricia Vazquez Hernandez
Josepha Patricia Vazquez Hernandez Josepha Patricia Vazquez Hernandez ... Self
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No Son Invisibles: Maya Women & Microfinance, is about three Mayan women from the highlands of Chiapas, Mexico. Stepping deep into their lives we see how with a small amount of credit they turn dire circumstance into a well of human empowerment that reaches far beyond any regional boundary. Using Nobel Peace Prize winner Dr. Muhammad Yunus' microfinancing formula, a local micro credit organization finds clients who have been forgotten and would otherwise not be able to get a loan, and puts their trust and money in their hands. The descendants an ancient Mayan culture, the women have learned to manage in the modern world by using money from the loans to start their own businesses, which becomes the sustaining power of their families. The friendships and family relations within the social groups change and become stronger as women helping women not only saves the lives of their families, but entire villages. Written by Melissa Eidson

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Not Rated

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

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New York City, New York, USA See more »

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$100,229 (estimated)
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