by Erwin Colli Chayax, OG's Hub Administrator in San Juan la Laguna, Guatemala.EnglishHands that give color, life and meaning to the traditional huipiles of San Juan la Laguna.Doña Isabel Toc Quic is originally from San Juan la Laguna, she is 50 years old. Doña Isabel...

by Erwin Colli Chayax, OG's Hub Administrator in San Juan la Laguna, Guatemala.EnglishMeet Juan Henry Chavajay: a Maya Tzutujil painter and muralist who uses his art to raise environmental awareness and protest political injustice.Juan Henry Mendez Chavajay is a young Tz'utujil Maya painter and muralist,...

by Erwin Colli Chayax, OG's Hub Administrator in San Juan la Laguna, Guatemala.EnglishMeet Bonnie Chavajay: a young community educator is showing kids in San Juan that nature, nutrition, and health education can be FUN!Bonnie Maria Isabel Chavajay Cholotio is a young Tz'utujil Mayan woman. Originally from...

by Erwin Colli Chayax, OG's Hub Administrator in San Juan la Laguna, Guatemala.EnglishMeet Brenda Sucely Garcia Peneleu. A young Tz’utujil Maya activist from San Pedro la Laguna is using recycling to empower women and clean up Lago Atitlan.Brenda Sucely Garcia Peneleu is originally from San...

by Erwin Colli Chayax, OG's Hub Administrator in San Juan la Laguna, Guatemala.EnglishMeet Lesly Bizarro, a young indigenous Tzutujil breaks social paradigms through her academic preparation and perseverance.Lesly Maria Mendoza Bizarro is a 23-year-old from San Juan la Laguna. Lesly graduated as a pre-primary educator...

by Erwin Colli Chayax, OG's Hub Administrator in San Juan la Laguna, Guatemala.EnglishMeet Ana Cholotio Hernandez, a young Juanera businesswoman who combines her profession and her passion for street dogs.Ana Cholotio Hernandez is a young Juanera but has accomplished a lot in her 34 years...

by Erwin Colli Chayax, OG's Hub Administrator in San Juan la Laguna, Guatemala.EnglishMeet Juana Mendoza, part of two generations of Tz’utujil Mayan artisans preserving the ancestral knowledge and techniques of weaving and natural dyes.Doña Juana Mendoza is a Maya Tz’utujil woman and artisan who uses...

by Erwin Colli Chayax, OG's Hub Administrator in San Juan la Laguna, Guatemala.EnglishMeet Mely Mendoza, a third generation musician who uses her voice to advocate for women’s rights and Tz’utujil culture in San Juan Laguna.Mely Mendoza is a young woman from San Juan La Laguna...

by Evelyn Murray, a retired OG Program Leader for India!This article is part of the #MeetGroundswell series of posts where we share the stories of the people who make up the Operation Groundswell community.  Meet Ishita Khanna. Ishita started the organization Ecosphere, a social enterprise and...