Women craft a better life with Wakami Villages

Reality in Guatemala, as in many other countries in the region, is hard. Poverty levels in rural areas are very high, which combines with a lack of sustainable income to become the recipe for and main cause of a reduced quality of life. When the gender ingredient is added to this daunting formula it becomes explosive, and for indigenous women things are complicated even further. But it does not need to remain so. A trio of Guatemalan women has been working for almost 20 years so that this vicious circle becomes a virtuous one.

jueves, 8 de noviembre de 2012/Author: Jessica Olivan Tellez/Number of views (12385)/Comments (0)/ Article rating: No rating