The eruption of the Fuego volcano was a volcanic event that occurred on the departmental border between Chimaltenango, Escuintla and Sacatepéquez in Guatemala on June 3, 2018. The eruption caused the death of more than 300 people and left several injured. The most affected places were the villages, hamlets and neighborhoods surrounding the Volcano, many […]
Empowering Women in Guatemala through Fashion with a New York Twist
In the heart of the red zones of Guatemala City, a transformative social program is creating opportunities and empowering local women. Garments Guatemala’s “#proyectoconcausa” is making a difference in the lives of these women, enabling them to generate income from the comfort of their homes while instilling a sense of purpose and community.
Recently, this project had the honor of receiving a very special visitor: a fashion designer from New York. This designer, with a long-standing career in the fashion industry, took a keen interest in Garments Guatemala’s unique approach to crafting products and their commitment to empowering women. The visit not only provided her with the opportunity to learn about the process behind the products but also allowed her to connect with the women who are behind each purse, garment, and item crafted with love and dedication.
This program is aimed at providing women with the opportunity to join the formal labor market, and promoting their economic independence. In this way, we can help them overcome poverty and achieve a better quality of life for themselves and their families. The project was implemented in Momostenango, Guatemala, which is one of the poorest […]
We present the first Xinca artisan of the #projectconcausa program where we seek to provide opportunities to more people and generate sources of employment. On this occasion Lesbia Sucena Santos Alvarez, originally from San Juan Tecuaco in the department of Santa Rosa, Guatemala, representing a population of no more than 300 people as the last […]
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We know that our raw material is recycled plastic and we must comply with European REACH criteria to market products in this region. We are pleased to announce that we are REACH certified. The certification was carried out in Spain by EUROFINS laboratories, with samples of our bowling pins and accessories. WHAT IS AN INTERMEDIATE […]
Throughout this covid19 pandemic, the way of communicating, teaching, understanding and above all of impacting more people has changed. In order to reach more people in places where it was physically impossible to reach due to the location or marginal sectors of the areas, with a single tool that can be a mid-range / high-end […]
20 women were selected for this new #proyectoconcausa program. where the artisan culture of handmade products was taught. Throughout this program it has had an impact on low-income women, single mothers, women who want support in their family environment. For this case, there were 20 young women from zone 2, in the city of Guatemala. […]