[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="10px"][vc_column_text]by Erwin Colli Chayax, OG's Hub Administrator in San Juan la Laguna, Guatemala.[/vc_column_text][vc_tweetmeme share_via="ogbackpackers"][vc_separator type="normal" color="#000000" up="5" down="20"][vc_empty_space height="10px"][vc_row_inner row_type="row" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_column_text]English Meet Juan Henry Chavajay: a Maya Tzutujil painter and muralist who uses his...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="10px"][vc_column_text]by Erwin Colli Chayax, OG's Hub Administrator in San Juan la Laguna, Guatemala.[/vc_column_text][vc_tweetmeme share_via="ogbackpackers"][vc_separator type="normal" color="#000000" up="5" down="20"][vc_empty_space height="10px"][vc_row_inner row_type="row" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_column_text]English Meet Bonnie Chavajay: a young community educator is showing kids in San Juan that...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="10px"][vc_column_text]by Erwin Colli Chayax, OG's Hub Administrator in San Juan la Laguna, Guatemala.[/vc_column_text][vc_tweetmeme share_via="ogbackpackers"][vc_separator type="normal" color="#000000" up="5" down="20"][vc_empty_space height="10px"][vc_row_inner row_type="row" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_column_text]English Meet Brenda Sucely Garcia Peneleu. A young Tz’utujil Maya activist from San Pedro...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="10px"][vc_column_text]Interview by Erwin Colli Chayax, OG's Hub Administrator in San Juan la Laguna, Guatemala. Editing by Ben Sampson, Director of Programs.[/vc_column_text][vc_tweetmeme share_via="ogbackpackers"][vc_separator type="normal" color="#000000" up="5" down="20"][vc_empty_space height="10px"][vc_row_inner row_type="row" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_column_text]Meet Rodrigo Ponce: an entrepreneur...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="10px"][vc_column_text]by Erwin Colli Chayax, OG's Hub Administrator in San Juan la Laguna, Guatemala.[/vc_column_text][vc_tweetmeme share_via="ogbackpackers"][vc_separator type="normal" color="#000000" up="5" down="20"][vc_empty_space height="10px"][vc_row_inner row_type="row" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_column_text]English Meet Lesly Bizarro, a young indigenous Tzutujil breaks social paradigms through her academic...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="10px"][vc_column_text]by Erwin Colli Chayax, OG's Hub Administrator in San Juan la Laguna, Guatemala.[/vc_column_text][vc_tweetmeme share_via="ogbackpackers"][vc_separator type="normal" color="#000000" up="5" down="20"][vc_empty_space height="10px"][vc_row_inner row_type="row" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_column_text]English Meet Ana Cholotio Hernandez, a young Juanera businesswoman who combines her profession and her...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="10px"][vc_column_text]by Erwin Colli Chayax, OG's Hub Administrator in San Juan la Laguna, Guatemala.[/vc_column_text][vc_tweetmeme share_via="ogbackpackers"][vc_separator type="normal" color="#000000" up="5" down="20"][vc_empty_space height="10px"][vc_row_inner row_type="row" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_column_text]English Meet Juana Mendoza, part of two generations of Tz’utujil Mayan artisans preserving the...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="10px"][vc_column_text]by Erwin Colli Chayax, OG's Hub Administrator in San Juan la Laguna, Guatemala.[/vc_column_text][vc_tweetmeme share_via="ogbackpackers"][vc_separator type="normal" color="#000000" up="5" down="20"][vc_empty_space height="10px"][vc_row_inner row_type="row" type="full_width" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column_inner width="1/2"][vc_column_text]English Meet Mely Mendoza, a third generation musician who uses her voice to advocate...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="10px"][vc_column_text]by Evelyn Murray, a retired OG Program Leader for India![/vc_column_text][vc_tweetmeme share_via="ogbackpackers"][vc_column_text]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. [/vc_column_text][vc_separator type="normal"...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="10px"][vc_column_text]Operation Groundswell is working with Alma de Colores to support their members and organization in this difficult time. If you are able to purchase a meal or few from Alma for just $5 each, you can...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="10px"][vc_column_text]by Erwin Colli Chayax, OG's Hub Administrator in San Juan la Laguna, Guatemala. This article is also available in Spanish on Facebook, here.[/vc_column_text][vc_tweetmeme share_via="ogbackpackers"][vc_separator type="normal" color="#000000" up="5" down="20"][vc_column_text] This article is part of a weekly series of...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="10px"][vc_column_text]written by OGHQ[/vc_column_text][vc_tweetmeme share_via="ogbackpackers"][vc_separator type="normal" color="#000000" up="5" down="20"][vc_column_text] If you’re looking for gifts where the thought really counts this year, we’re here to help you find the perfect gift for everyone on your list! Whether it’s a...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="10px"][vc_column_text]escrito por Erwin Colli Chayax, administrador del Hub de OG en San Juan la Laguna, Guatemala. Este artículo también está disponible en Inglés, aquí.[/vc_column_text][vc_separator type="normal" color="#000000" up="5" down="20"][vc_column_text]Guatemala está conformada por 22 departamentos y 340 municipios. Existen...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" z_index=""][vc_column][vc_empty_space height="10px"][vc_column_text]by Erwin Colli Chayax, OG's Hub Administrator in San Juan la Laguna, Guatemala. This article is also available in Spanish, here.[/vc_column_text][vc_tweetmeme share_via="ogbackpackers"][vc_separator type="normal" color="#000000" up="5" down="20"][vc_column_text]Guatemala is made up of 22 departments and 340 municipalities. There...