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Xesajcap II

Community Life: Xesajcap II was founded in 2007 by 27 Maya Kaqchikel families when their original village of Xesajcap was divided into two due to


Community Life: Xesajbin was founded about 70 years ago by a family from Totonicapán that bought land belonging to the Municipality of Santa Apolonia. This family



Community Life The largest of our partner communities to date, Xepatán is comprised of 380 families. Although no official census exists, the population is estimated

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Community Life: Xepanil was founded forty years ago by 22 Maya Kaqchikel families. Since then, the village has grown to 125 families. The first infrastructure


Community Life: Xecubal is a village located 2 miles from the municipal seat of Santa Apolonia. 95 families are part of this community, approximately 570

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Community Life: Xeabaj is located four miles away from the county seat of Santa Apolonia. The entire population is Kaqchikel and is comprised of 250


Vista Hermosa

Community Life: Vista Hermosa is located 22 miles from the municipal seat of Tecpán, Chimaltenango, and is made up of 65 families. “Vista Hermosa” means



Community Life:  About 100 Maya Kaqchikel families live in Saquiyá. Its total population is approximately 525 people, more than half of whom are children and


San Vicente

Community Life:  San Vicente is a village located 10 miles from the municipal seat of Tecpán, with a population of 87 families. It was founded