APROSADSE

The Association for the Promotion of Health and Socioeconomic Development (APROSADSE) address the needs of Mayan indigenous farming communities in the region of San Martin Jilotepeque, province of Chimaltenango, Guatemala through microcredit, organic agriculture projects, and adult education.

APROSADSE
13 Calle A, 6-23 Zona 2
San Martin Jilotepeque, Chimaltenango na
Guatemala
(502) 7883-0207
http://idex.org/aprosadse.html

Executive Director

Gervacio Atz Jicha

Project Leaders

Gillian Wilson

Mission

The Association for the Promotion of Health and Socioeconomic Development (APROSADSE) address the needs of Mayan indigenous farming communities in the region of San Martin Jilotepeque, province of Chimaltenango, Guatemala through microcredit, organic agriculture projects, and adult education.

Programs

The financial services program provides microcredit and training for income-generating projects. The agriculture program trains organic agriculture and animal husbandry promoters to educate their communities. The veterinary store provides animal vaccines and treatments at an affordable cost. Distance-learning courses and tutoring are provided to indigenous teenagers and adults. The association also organizes seminars and conferences on local and national issues affecting indigenous people.

Statistics on APROSADSE

Financial Statistics

  • Annual Budget for 2006: $39,100
  • Annual Budget for 2005: $26,000
  • Maximum Annual Budget: $105,000
  • Other funding sources: Canadian Steelworkers' Humanity Fund
  • Religious Affiliation: none