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Inclusive Economic Development Project in Sololá Guatemala (PRODISOL)


Period of Implementation

March 2022 - March 2027

Geographic scope

Americas: Guatemala

Cities: Solola


$ 3,563,600
€ 3 393 905


Bilateral Aid: Global Affairs Canada (GAC)


Arts, Rural Development, Tourism & Culture

Type of Activity

Budget support (Grants or Direct Financing), Governance and Organizational Strengthening, Technical Assistance & Advisory, Training & Capacity Building


PRODISOL will work with Mayan women and youth to promote the acquisition of useful knowledge and skills for the development of economic activities in sectors related to tourism, as well as improve their access to and control over resources for the development, consolidation and growth of their business opportunities. and decent work, in particular through economic support, the reduction of barriers to access to specialized training and awareness-raising activities on women's labor rights, gender equality and positive masculinities. The project will contribute to improving the structuring of an offer of products and services, through inclusive, regional, sustainable and profitable collective enterprises, in favor of the generation of decent work activities for Mayan women and young people and their effective participation in the decision making. It will improve the practices of public and private actors in favor of inclusive economic development and respect for the rights of Mayan women.

Project Objectives

To improve the socioeconomic empowerment of people, especially women and indigenous youth, and their opportunities for decent work in tourism-related sectors.

Impact on SDGs

SDG1 - No Poverty
SDG5 - Gender Equality
SDG8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
SDG12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
SDG13 - Climate Action

Impact Measurement


Direct beneficiaries

Organisations: 2

Individuals: 6250

Local stakeholders

Tourism cooperative

Key Tags

Gender, Inequalities, Youth