Walmart Looks for Honduran SMEs

For the fourth consecutive year, the multinational will develop its program "A Hand to Grow.”

Friday, January 14, 2011

The Walmart of Mexico and Central America program "A Hand to Grow" aims at supporting local producers and manufacturers, small and medium enterprises, offering space to sell their products in their store chain: supermarkets Paiz, Hiper Paiz, Maxi Bodegas and Despensas Familiares.

During the briefing, Walmart executives in Honduras and the business sectors approached SMEs across the country, in order to explain the scope of the program and the benefits.

Anabella Freeman, Regional Coordinator SME Supplier Development for Walmart stated, "Walmart of Mexico and Central America in Honduras opens new opportunities with our Hand to Grow program, in order for SMEs to consolidate operations and enter the supply chain taking advantage of new marketing opportunities for their products and services."

She added that with this initiative the company supports small and medium enterprises source of income for hundreds of Honduran families.

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