UCI DREAM Center

If you are in need of¬†inspiration, learn about the courage of a Guatemalan community in action as they re-imagine solutions to rural poverty by reframing the role of women in their economy. To read the story check out Newest American Series Issue #4¬†or see the video below.¬†The women of Cajola came together to form the¬†Maya Mam Weavers Women’s Cooperative. In addition to work on the ground, such as setting up a local business selling farm fresh eggs, they also create handwoven fair trade textiles for men, women, and home.