19062940531_16d9f41b4f_oPersonally the grant has given me the confidence and determination to further carry out this project. At this stage two of the women, and myself, are going through a co-op training to gather the tools and skills necessary to turn Fuerza Indigena into a cooperative run by indigenous women from Latin America. That in itself is a great accomplishment given the limited resources available to indigenous women from Latin America.