IXIM IXOQI’ | Women of corn
Ixim Ixoqi' is a cooperative formed by indigenous women and part of the projects managed by Manos Amigas Foundation in Chimaltenango, Guatemala.
This cooperative is composed of single mothers, widows or victims of domestic violence who are the only source of income for themselves and their children.
The philosophy of Ixim Ixoqi' is to empower mothers and strengthen the habits and traditions of indigenous Kaqchikel and K'iche' culture.
The cooperative assists local projects where handicrafts are manufactured using traditional techniques and materials.
Sell our handicrafts helps in raise funds to carry on with educational projects.