Student Seeks to Defend Local Rights With Law and the Internet

Mateo Caba says his hometown of Chajul does not have a single attorney, which allows outside interests to trample people’s rights. He cites the example of a hydroelectric project that is under construction not far from the town. Although Chajul desperately needs an alternative to firewood, which degrades air quality and is causing deforestation of... Continue Reading →

From the Field: Emily at Kamplafa School

Many of our volunteers spend time at Kamplaphanatawee School (or, Kamplafa). This is the school Mundo Exchange has supported and worked alongside for nearly 10 years now, and the focal point of our current campaign to help continue education for underprivileged kids with Teachers for Thailand. Past volunteer and intern Emily spent time teaching at Kamplaphanatawee... Continue Reading →

Interview with Joan: An Acronym Breakdown

ACEFOMI. CEMIK. In light of our recent campaign you might have found yourself wondering, "What do these even mean?" For those of you not entirely familiar with Mundo Exchange's work in Guatemala, we conduced an interview with co-director and driving force behind our Guatemalan programs, Dr Joan Williams. What does ACEFOMI stand for?   Asociación Chajulense... Continue Reading →

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