Guatemala Stories

Water for crops in Guatemala

Food Security Stories, Guatemala Stories, Latin America Caribbean Stories, Stories by Region, Stories by Theme, Water Stories
Irma Gonon and her family use the water storage system behind them to irrigate their crops and provide water for their home. Photo: Elsa Tesfay

Even after you’ve learned new farming techniques, it’s hard to grow enough food to feed and support your family without enough water to help the […]

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Interview with Raquel Vasquez

Featured, Guatemala Stories, Indigenous Stories, Latin America Caribbean Stories, Women Stories
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I recently had the opportunity to sit down with Raquel Vasquez, a Mayan woman from Guatemala, and hear from her the story of the work […]

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PWRDF Partner CIEDEG and Tropical Storm Agatha

Emergency Response Stories, Featured, Guatemala Stories, Latin America Caribbean Stories, PWRDF News Release, Women Stories
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In the wake of Tropical Storm Agatha, PWRDF has been in touch with Miriam Miriam Iquique, the staff person for the Ecumencial Woman’s Network.  The storm […]

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PWRDF partner Miriam Iquique sends letter of thanks to PWRDF

Featured, Guatemala Stories, Latin America Caribbean Stories
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Dear Suzanne: Thank you for your concern for me and my family.  Thanks to God we are well and my son, Axel, is healing little […]

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Violence against women; a matter of justice

Cuba Stories, Featured, Guatemala Stories, Latin America Caribbean Stories, Women Stories
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Violence against women and violations of women’s rights isn’t just about rape and murder; it’s also about the lack of access to adequate health care […]

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Encountering Trinity

Cuba Stories, Guatemala Stories, Latin America Caribbean Stories

PWRDF Homily St. Aidan’s, Toronto: June 7, 2009 Hablo con Uds. en el nombre del dios de la Santísima Trinidad: creador, redentor y sánctificador.  I […]

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Stories of hurt and healing

Guatemala Stories, Latin America Caribbean Stories, Peru Stories
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Voices of Hope Pew Bulletin Stories Peru The more than twenty years of armed conflicts through the 1980’s and 90’s in Peru, Guatemala and Colombia […]

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Deportada/Deportee

Brazil Stories, Featured, Guatemala Stories, Latin America Caribbean Stories, Refugees and Migrants Stories, Women Stories

“Your visa is not valid”.  With those words, I became a “deportada”, a deportee. In mid-July after visiting PWRDF partners in northern Mexico and Peru, […]

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Partner News and Updates from Latin America and the Caribbean

Guatemala Stories, Latin America Caribbean Stories, Mexico Stories, PWRDF News Release
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Nellys Palomo, K’inal Antzetik, Mexico:It was with shock and sadness that PWRDF received the news that on June 9, 2009, Nellys Palomo, the director of […]

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A Living Letter

Cuba Stories, Featured, Guatemala Stories, Latin America Caribbean Stories, Women Stories
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“Why do we look for God only in heaven? Why not here on earth?” These questions are asked by Miriam Iquique, coordinator of the Ecumenical […]

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