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Promoting the rights of women Q'eqchi'

Cooperative Development Organisation

Implementing Partners and Organisations

Asociación Pro Bienestar en Acción Saaq Aach‘ool Nimla K‘aleba‘al APROBA SANK

Period of Implementation

January 2018 - December 2022

Geographic scope

Americas: Guatemala


$ 262,500
€ 250 000


Bilateral Aid: Sida/Civsam


Rural Development

Type of Activity

Value Chains / Socioeconomic Circuits

Project Objectives

Women and youth of the Q'eqchi' people participate in democratic processes and rural development, diversifying significantly agricultural production by taking advantage of existing potential and local opportunities for commercialization. Strengthening of the existing system of indigenous authorities in the region as a means to demand the collective rights of indigenous peoples.

Impact on SDGs

SDG1 - No Poverty
SDG2 - Zero Hunger

Local stakeholders

Groups of farmers

Key Tags

Food Security, Inequalities