Centro Comunitario Konojel

(+1) 347 526-1767

Konojel focuses on the nutrition and development of the inhabitants of San Marcos La Laguna, for example providing nutritious meals to children belonging to the most vulnerable families, pregnant and lactating women, and older adults.

Women, Girls, Boys, Indigenous peoples, Elderly, Youth
Education, Youth, Family, Development/Community infrastructure, Leadership/Capacitation
Sololá (San Marcos La Laguna)

Organizational contacts & locations

Contacts
Ingrid Paredes
Executive Director
(+502) 4065-9169
Yaneth Cholotío
Administration
(+502) 5948-8678
Jennifer Miller
Communications Director
Locations
San Marcos La Laguna, 
Sololá, 
07016

Mission, vision & values

Mission

Reduce chronic malnutrition and endemic poverty in San Marcos. We are empowering people most at risk in San Marcos La Laguna through programs focused on nutrition, education and empowerment.

Vision

Improve the conditions and standards of living in our community because we are willing and able to dedicate the time, energy and resources necessary to achieve a positive and sustainable impact on the lives of people living in extreme poverty and institutionalized oppression.

Values
We value respect, humility and empathy.

Products, services, and programs

Products

We offer bags of food, school scholarships.

Services

We offer training to young people, informative talks on nutrition and health to pregnant and lactating women, monitoring of children's growth.

Programs

We offer a program focused on the first thousand days of a child's life, this to combat chronic malnutrition.

There is also a young leaders program, in which young people are trained where they can be the future positive leaders of their community.