Partners Guatemala

ACOPEDIS is a non-governmental organization that covers 16 local organizations in several municipalities in Sololá, Guatemala working with people with disabilities. The main focus is to protect right of people living with disability and promote their economic and social independence.
ACOPEDIS will be phased out as an IM partner in 2020.

Asecsa is a network that consists of community-based organizations with a presence in the most poor and vulnerable departments in Guatemala. Asecsa promote sexual and reproductive health, gender equity and cultural belonging. Their focus is rural development at community-level with a special emphasis on indigenous women, but they also participate in important national networks and contribute to advocacy at national level.

The CDRO Association (Asociación de Cooperación para el Desarrollo Rural de Occidente) is a social network of organizations, institutions and community-based leaders who promote human rights and rural development in the west of the Guatemala. They have special focus on indigenous women and economic empowerment.

COINDI, Cooperación Indigena para el Desarollo Integral, was founded in 1986 during the Guatemalan civil war by and for indigenous Mayan people. The organisation works in the region Sololá. IM’s involvement focuses on political training of women and youth in order to create women and youth community leaders. COINDI works for women’s and indigenous people’s rights and empower women to create their own economic initiatives.

ICCPG/Alianza por las Reformas
Instituto de Estudios Comparados Ciencias Penales Guatemala/Alianza por Reformas, ICCPG is an academic institution of investigation, training, advocacy and advice. The network Alianza por las Reformas carries out advocacy work at national level for the protection of democracy, rule of law and compliance with basic human rights.

Red de jovenes para la incidencia política, INCIDEJOVEN is an organization founded in 2006, composed of young women and men, to promote and defend Sexual Rights and Reproductive Rights. The network has a strong gender perspective and its work is mainly focused on advocacy and creation of public opinion.

Red Nacional por la Defensa de la Soberanía Alimentaria en Guatemala (REDSAG) is a platform for people and different social and popular sectors that work and defend food sovereignty. REDSAG promotes autonomy of rural and indigenous communities, and participate in advocacy actions at national level to protect sustainable local economic development.