Monthly Archives: January 2012

Intern Profile: Silvia Anabelly Chex Quiná

Silvia Anabelly Chex Quiná from San Juan Comalapa, Chimaltenango is 21 years old. In 2010 Silvia graduated from the Escuela Nacional de Ciencias Comerciales in San Juan Comalapa, Chimaltenango with a degree in Accounting. Through the Kateri Tekakwitha Fund Silvia … Continue reading

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Finding Employment is Difficult for many Indigenous Guatemalan Young Women

In Guatemala: • 21.7% of girls, aged 16-19 years, are living in poverty (OECD), • Only 42% of women are employed in paid labor (and only 40.8% in Chimaltenango), • 15% of indigenous people are underemployed (World Bank), • An … Continue reading

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