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Women's economic empowerment

Cooperative Development Organisation

Implementing Partners and Organisations

Asociacion Indigena Maya Chorti Nuevo Dia

Period of Implementation

January 2018 - December 2022

Geographic scope

Americas: Guatemala


$ 53,892
€ 51 326


Agriculture & Fisheries

Type of Activity

Technical Assistance & Advisory, Training & Capacity Building


Develop a formative and informative work with the rural communities on issues related to peasant economy, environment, rights and territory, and recognition as indigenous communities, all of them in coordination with other organizations in the region.

Project Objectives

Advocate for the establishment of public policies in favour of women and indigenous peoplesí economies in Ch'orti' territory. Establish productive units based on Ch'orti' ancestral knowledge and public and community agro-ecology in favour of recovering economic systems and livelihoods with a gender approach.

Impact on SDGs

SDG5 - Gender Equality
SDG10 - Reduced Inequalities
SDG11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities

Key Tags

Gender, Informal economy