DESGUA Sustainable Development for Guatemala

DESGUA is a grassroots organization and network of community groups in Guatemala and the United States working towards economic and educational development for a sustainable Guatemala. The DESGUA objective is to develop a participatory process with the diverse communities in the Guatemalan Highlands to promote: cultural policy, historical memory of our people, critical consciousness, local economic initiatives and autonomous education to create: a space where the complexity and entirety of our identities can coexist. to challenge: power relationships between women and men, structural racism and economic disempowerment

Community Promoters Graduation 2013

Community Promoters Graduation 2013
Photo from Progress Report 'Thanks to your support we have reached our funding goal' (view small | med | large | orig)

2013 Border Studies Program in La Florida

2013 Border Studies Program in La Florida
Photo from Progress Report 'New Year, New Website and other important DESGUA updates' (view small | med | large | orig)

DESGUA: Training Educators in Mayan Communities

DESGUA: Training Educators in Mayan Communities
Photo from Progress Report 'New Year, New Website and other important DESGUA updates' (view small | med | large | orig)

Mayan New Year Ceremony

Mayan New Year Ceremony
Photo from Progress Report 'New Year, New Website and other important DESGUA updates' (view small | med | large | orig)

Young women hard at work on their photo essays

Young women hard at work on their photo essays
Photo from Progress Report 'New Year, New Website and other important DESGUA updates' (view small | med | large | orig)