Parrequená, Guatemala – 2017 Community

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Community Details [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column width="1/2"][vc_tta_accordion active_section="1"][vc_tta_section title="Water" tab_id="1488514697210-1bed07e3-f442"][vc_column_text]Parrequená means "water that moves slowly" A small stream runs through the bottom of the valley where community is situated. During the dry season (when we visited), the water is hardly moving at all, basically stagnant. Families rely on this water throughout the…

2016 Guatemala Communities

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Rijiyup 2's Story Rijuyup translates to in their local language as "on the slope of a hill." Located 1900m above sea level the community is surrounded by rock and steep terrain. You can only drive as close as it’s neighbour, Rijuyup 1, before needing to take a 30-minute hike…