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 Cultural Politics University Tour

Mayan Cultural Politics University Tour
Photo from Progress Report 'DESGUA: Crossing Borders & Applying Knowledge' (view small | med | large | orig)

Clara Participant in Economic Initiatives Workshop

Clara Participant in Economic Initiatives Workshop
Photo from Progress Report 'DESGUA: Crossing Borders & Applying Knowledge' (view small | med | large | orig)

Celebrating the Equinox

Celebrating the Equinox
Photo from Progress Report 'DESGUA: Crossing Borders & Applying Knowledge' (view small | med | large | orig)

Oxlajuj No'j - The Mayan New Year

Oxlajuj No'j  - The Mayan New Year
Photo from Progress Report 'Our sincerest gratitude on this Mayan New Year' (view small | med | large | orig)

Oxlajuj No'j - The Mayan New Year

Oxlajuj No'j  - The Mayan New Year
Photo from Progress Report 'Our sincerest gratitude on this Mayan New Year' (view small | med | large | orig)