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Empowering Indigenous Guatemalan Women and Girls Through Education

original patojas pictureThe Kateri Education Fund's goal is to annually sponsor the education of twenty young Indigenous women, so that they can continue their studies beyond elementary school. This program gives the students an opportunity to further their education successfully with the help of its scholarship, writing, and internship components.



Santa Clara la Laguna and ChumanzanaMission: Guatemala provides leadership opportunities, skills training, support services and microfinance loans to the women in two groups - one in Santa Clara la Laguna, Solola and one in Chumanzana, Chichicastenago, Quiche. It facilitates self-initiated projects developed from needs assessment conducted by the Kateri Tekakwitha Fund staff.



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2015 Guatemalan Adventure Tour with the Kateri Tekakwitha Fund!

Guatamalan Adventure Tour participant, Mar Kaden, talks to Kay Sweeney about her exciting experience!(on YouTube) »

Mar Kaden making tortillas
Mar Kaden making tortillas during her Guatamalen Adventure Tour


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