Proyecto Ak’Tenamit

Advising on the coordination and delivery of a Ministry of Education program “Eduquemos a la Nina”, in the Rio Dulce region of Guatemala. The program is designed to improve the literacy rate amonst indigenous Mayan Indian women.

Since 1992 Ak’ Tenamit has been working to educate Mayan indigenous youth to help them recapture the traditional knowledge that was lost during the armed conflict that lasted from 1960 to 1996 and to help to pull communities out of abject poverty through education and vocational training.