Women's Empowerment project Presentation!

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Women's Empowerment project Presentation!

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Empowering women, Inspiring Change: A presentation by Thirteen Threads

Join us and learn about how 20 groups in indigenous Maya women are empowering themselves and improving their lives!

Wednesday, March 30th
5:00 pm

At the offices of Entremundos
6a Calle 7-31, Zona 1
Quetzaltenango, Guatemala
(502) 7761-2179

New Women's Center & Fair Trade Store ~ Community Tours ~ Democracy & Team Building ~ Rug-Hooking ~ Volunteer Opportunities ~ Artisan and Product Development ~ Sustainable Development ~ Bamboo Baskets ~ Weaving ~ Asset-mapping ~ Health & Well Being ~ Small Business Skills ~ And More~

Oxlajuj B’atz’ (Thirteen Threads) is a non-profit indigenous women’s empowerment and non-formal education organization based in Guatemala since 2004. The mission of Oxlajuj B’atz’ is to facilitate processes for Maya women artisans to bring about change, through their own efforts, that will alleviate the adverse effects of poverty and improve their quality of life. Our mission is guided by the principles of harmony, democracy, and sustainability.

Oxlajuj B'atz' Maya Women's Center & Fair Trade Store
Is located in Panajachel, in the historical building Casa Kaqchikel, Calle 14 de febrero
(502) 7762-6245; thirteenthreads@gmail.com; http://www.thirteenthreads.org
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Re: Women's Empowerment project Presentation!

Post by KassC »

This is Awesome!! I wish I was there. Keep up the great work you are doing! Kass
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