Chaquijya Artisan Women from Guatemala

Artisan Chaquijya Artisan Women The Association of Chaquijya Artisan Women was founded in 1989 to contribute to their family's income and bring food to their tables. Many were widowed during Guatemala's civil war. Originally a group of 20, they had all learned to weave at a young age. 'Through our work we've learned to pull though and be able to feed, dress and educate our children,' their president Cristina Par says.

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