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Local peacebuilding organisations in Guatemala
American Friends Service Committee (AFSC)
AFSC supports “Local Peace Networks” in Guatemala in which they support youths in building safe and inclusive environments in their communities.
Asociación de Desarrollo Integral Nueva Vida (ADENVI)
ADENVI strives to establish new ways of co-existence and to restore the social fabric for victims and families of Guatemala's conflict, promoting the development of communities.
Asociación Integral de Desarrollo – Efraín Bámaca
Asociación Integral de Desarrollo 'Efraín Bámaca' addresses the needs of families and former guerrillas affected by the conflict in Guatemala.
Asociación Maya de Desarrollo
Asociación Maya de Desarrollo is a weaving co-operative that provides economic and leadership opportunities for women in post-conflict communities.
Asociación Q’anil Maya Kaqchikel Víctimas de Chimaltenango (ASOQ’ANIL)
Asociación Q’anil Maya Kaqchikel (ASOQ’ANIL) Víctimas de Chimaltenango compensates the families of victims physically and economically by exhuming their relatives' remains and providing proper burial ceremonies.
Centro Para la Accion Legal en Derechos Humanos (CALDH)
Guatemala's best known human rights organisation that consciously recognises the historical implications of the Guatemalan civil war and trains partner organisations to act out against the impunity and injustices in the country.
Defensoria Indigena Wajxaqib’Noj (DIWN)
The Defensoria Indigena Tzolojya takes a pro-active approach to resolving conflicts in Guatemala through training of community leaders, conflict resolution and human rights promotion.
Movimiento de Desarraigados para el Desarrollo Integral del Norte del Quiché (MDNQ)
MDNQ responds to the needs of communities affected by the impact of Guatemala's war by offering programmes in areas such as socio-legal support for the relatives of disappeared persons and assistance with exhumations of victims.
MUIXIL is a collective which defends the human rights and values of indigenous women in the Guatemalan region of Ixil.
Mujeres por la Justicia, Educación y el Reconocimiento (MuJER)
MuJER empowers women sex workers in Guatemala City to become socially & politically active, and campaigns against gender based violence, femicide, & trafficking
Oxlajuj Ajpop works to provide legal and psychological support for families needing to exhume their loved ones killed during Guatemala's Civil War. Furthermore they work to reform and strengthen the Mayan culture.
Procuradoria de los Derechos Humanos
Procuradoria de los Derechos Humanos is a peacebuilding and human rights focused organisation in Guatemala.
Propaz is a private and independent institution working for the consolidation of peace, democracy and development in Guatemala
Tierra Nueva facilitates the reconstruction of the indigenous communities of Huehuetenango, Guatemala, aiding victims of violence and those who have lost family members during the war.