Get to know us...
We are eight qualified individuals originating from the indigenous communities that surround Lake Atitlán in Guatemala. Currently, an MCC Volunteer from Colombia is also working with us. As a group, our diverse strengths and unified virtue allow us to constructively lend a hand to children, youth and women from Chuk Muk, Panabaj, Tzanchaj and Chacayá.
Mayra, being 28 years old,
takes on the responsibility of General Coordinator for ANADESA. She studied business administration in Mariano Gálves University. Since then, she has been Administrative Assistant for Estrella de Mar, Reinforcement Teacher and Proactive Women Project Coordinator for ANADESA. Currently, she is partaking classes of English as a third language. Her refined leadership ability sets her apart.
Chico, being 27 years old, has the duty of accountant for ANADESA. He studied business administration in Mariano Gálves University. Hereafter, he has been Youth Coordinator and Reinforcement Teacher for ANADESA. His enjoyment and specialty reside in managing technological systems.
Education Project Coordinator
Chonita, being 30 years old, takes on the responsibility of Education Project Coordinator for ANADESA. She studied as a teacher of bilingual intercultural primary education in C-EDUCA. Subsequently, she has been Reinforcement Teacher for ANADESA. She is experienced in working with children and youth of all ages.
Lourdes, being 26 years old, works as a Reinforcement Teacher for ANADESA. She studied social work in Mariano Galves University. Immediately afterwards she started her role as a teacher. Some of her hobbies and artistry include drawing, painting and embroidery.
Víctor Manuel Choy
Víctor, being 24 years old, works as a Reinforcement Teacher for ANADESA. He concluded his studies with a bachelor’s degree in pedagogy and educational administration in the Pan-American University. Hereafter, he has been Social Researcher for Buena Semilla. He stands out for his well-rounded set of skills.
Jessica, being 24 years old, works as a Reinforcement Teacher for ANADESA. She studied clinical psychology in Rafael Landivar University. Since then, she has been Proactive Women Project Auxiliary for ANADESA. Her empathy and sociability make her a proficient psychologist and teacher.
Proactive Women Project
Josefa, being 39 years old, takes on the responsibility of Proactive Women Project Coordinator for ANADESA. She completed third of basic in the IGER. Subsequently she has been an ANADESA associate and Youth Entrepreneurship and Proactive Women Project Auxiliary. She is passionate about listening to women’s difficult and, in many cases, ignored stories.
Laura Patricia Choy
Proactive Women Project
Laura, being 24 years old, works as Proactive Women Project Auxiliary. She studied as a bilingual secretary in the LISI. Since then, she has been a literacy teacher for CONALFA. Presently, she is also partaking classes of English as a third language. Some of her capabilities include beading and embroidery.
Adrian David Berrío
Adrian, being 18 years old, works as Communications Assistant and English Teacher at ANADESA. Every year, ANADESA recieves a service worker from Mennonite Central Committee as a part of the former’s SALT/YAMEN program.