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 →

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 →

From the Field: Nico Hamacher reflects on his experiences in Guatemala

Mundo Exchange is the sole supporter of CEMIK (CENTRO PARA LA EDUCACIÓN INFORMAL DE NIÑAS Y NIÑOS), a small school in the heart of the NW Guatemalan mountains.  This incredible school that has been quietly and steadily educating Maya children who cannot afford the inscription and uniform costs of public school for 25 years.  Without... Continue Reading →

World Bee Day

Welcome to the world of recognition, bees! It’s a bit sad that it takes a population dying out to realize it’s importance but as they say…better late than never! (Not to take away from your big day or anything, sweet honey bee.) *Today, March 20th, 2018, marks the first ever official #WorldBeeDay! (*Ok ok....original post... Continue Reading →

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