"In addition to weaving, we've learned, taught and implemented many environmentally responsible practices. For example, we make and use organic fertilizers."
The Weaving Heart group has united more than 200 women from San Martin Jilotepeque who have worked together since 2007, keeping alive the Maya tradition of backstrap weaving. Their goal is to generate income and jobs in the rural communities. The group has received assistance from the Inter-American... read more