News and Program Updates

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Xecoxol, Tecpán

Located 11 miles from the municipal seat in the northern part of Tecpán, Xecoxol was founded around 1920 and is home to 415 families. The

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Palima, Tecpán

Palima was founded around 1960 and currently is home to 90 families. The community is located 16 miles from the municipal seat in the northern

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Palamá, Tecpán

Located in the northern part of Tecpán, Palamá is a relatively large community with a population of 1,752 people. It was founded in 1908 and

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Chajalajyá, Tecpán

The name “Chajalajyá” means “fall of thin ice” in the Kaqchikel language, because it is in a cold area and frosts were common in the

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Xiquin Juyú, Tecpán

In the Kaqchikel language, “Xiquin Juyú” means “at the edge of the hill.” The community is located about 4.5 miles east of the municipal seat

Comalapa

Panabajal, Comalapa

Panabajal is a large village of 975 families, or approximately 6,045 people. The community has grown since it was founded in 1925 by only 4

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Improving Sanitation in Paxorotot

In order to reduce pollution caused by the water that will be used in cooking, washing and bathing once the potable water system in Paxorotot

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Hygiene in Agua Caliente

Hygiene is essential in reducing the risk of childhood malnutrition, especially the adequate disposal of human waste to limit vectors and contamination of water and

Comalapa

Cookstoves in Cojol Juyú

A few weeks ago the materials needed for the construction of efficient cookstoves were delivered to the community of Cojol Juyú and now we can