Carmen Guzman preparing traditional Guatemalan fabric for cutting

Carmen Guzman preparing traditional Guatemalan fabric for cutting

Mayra Aquino, UPAVIM's designer and product developer

Mayra Aquino, UPAVIM's designer and product developer

Ingrid Luarca, quality control with UPAVIM

Ingrid Luarca, quality control with UPAVIM

Esmirna Quel preparing an order for Trade Aid

Esmirna Quel preparing an order for Trade Aid

UPAVIM

Guatemala

UPAVIM is a co-operative of women from lower socioeconomic communities learning and working together to improve the quality of life for themselves and their families. The success of UPAVIM has enabled the women to build a school with multiple levels of education for the children of their community.