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GUATEMALA

PROJECT #1​

COFFEE – HOPE IN THE DRY​ CORRIDOR OF CHIQUIMULA

Guatemala has the highest rate of chronic malnutrition in Latin America and one of the highest in the world (46.5%), which can reach 80% in some areas such as Chiquimula, and as well as in the Dry Corridor.​

GEOGRAPHIC AREA

Chiquimula​
Jocotán
PERIOD
2021-2022
BENEFICIARIES
475
AIM

Contribute to the development of the most vulnerable households to reduce food and nutrition insecurity​

PARTNERS
RESULTS OBTAINED
4.815

Fruit plants distributed to promote diversification​

21

Hectares planted with coffee​

Technical assistance to improve farm animal infrastructure (hen house)​

Transversal skills courses for young people and women: basics of Guatemalan cuisine and pastry, hygiene, and food safety​

PROJECT #2

COFFEE TO BE REBORN

GEOGRAPHIC AREA

Alta Verapaz Department
San Lucas Chiacal and San Cristobal Verapaz
PERIOD
2016-2022
BENEFICIARIES
180
AIM
Involvement of a group of women from the indigenous Maya Pop’omchi community in the production and commercialization of coffee
INSIGHT OF THE PROJECT
PARTNERS
RESULTS OBTAINED
180

Women included in the restart of family businesses and quality coffee production

18

New hectares of coffee plants implemented​

2

Post-harvest training on coffee quality, sales price, and administrative management​

3

Stripping machines installed​

1

Common monetary fund to invest in the community​

Production and marketing of artisanal roasted coffee in the local market​