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

Mayan Culture and Cosmovision Intern Oto Alves

Mayan Culture and Cosmovision Intern Oto Alves
Photo from Progress Report 'Collaborations in Guatemala Dream Building' (view small | med | large | orig)

Sustainable Agriculture Intern Jenn Summers

Sustainable Agriculture Intern Jenn Summers
Photo from Progress Report 'Collaborations in Guatemala Dream Building' (view small | med | large | orig)

Migration Research Intern Murphy Woodhouse

Migration Research Intern Murphy Woodhouse
Photo from Progress Report 'Collaborations in Guatemala Dream Building' (view small | med | large | orig)

International Festival of Education for Life

International Festival of Education for Life
Photo from Progress Report 'Collaborations in Guatemala Dream Building' (view small | med | large | orig)

Students of the Spring 2012 Border Studies Program

Students of the Spring 2012 Border Studies Program
Photo from Progress Report 'DESGUA: Crossing Borders & Applying Knowledge' (view small | med | large | orig)