Enactus University of Puerto Rico at Mayagüez

Enactus RUM


Enactus is a community of students, academics and business leaders comitted to use the power of entrepreneurial action in order to improve the quality of life in more than 30 countries. Our mission is to transform lives and develop sustainable communities through entrepreneurship and solidarity.

During the academic year, the team worked to find Enactus RUM local business solutions, creative and innovative base, together with our university community, creating community projects that maintain a sustainable approach to economic, social and environmental fields. Our vision for this year was to ensure economic growth and sustainable development in the western area of ​​Puerto Rico through 4 projects and / or initiatives.

The project One Step Ahead, effort in which they collaborated with social enterprise The Promised Land, in order to create a more efficient design for packing plant. The organization, located in Aguadilla, provides shelter and employment in the agricultural area homeless.

Assistance was also provided to the social enterprise Puerto Rico Industries for the Blind, which helped with the design of your website: http://www.hechoporciegos.com and product diversification. This organization is located in Mayaguez and offers employment opportunities to blind people.

Note that the team worked two additional projects, these are: a collaboration with Asociación Mayagüezana de Personas con Impedimentos  in relocation and opening of the AMPI (garage sale) tiendita that help people with disabilities.

Also we collaborate in training of entrepreneurs who participated in the Educational Agricultural Fair: 5 Días con Nuestra Tierra.