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PUEBLO to PUEBLO ::: PRINCIPLES
_MAYA ESSENCE Believes in Fair Partnerships, they are the key to fair trade practices. Producers are not just products we consume. Partnerships can have an impact in working together for a just trade system,
ECONOMICS: FAIR TRADE economics to fight the cycle of poverty that inflicts many rural, small producers and developing countries. The creation of integral social economic systems that do not exploit.
EcoMaya is a Chicago Based Women's Cooperative. A group of immigrant and refugee women started this cooperative in 2011. They seek to improve the lives and conditions faced by women who are forced to migrate for economic and social reasons. They started with a micro-loan from Maya Essence and are now developing other goods.
RAIS - CHIKAH
RAIS is a network of small agricultural and artisanal organizations in Guatemala. It works to facilitate sustainable and fair commercialization of its members’ products and enable families to earn sustainable livelihoods. Chikach is the commercial brand of products.
Maya Essence Cafe
This coffee is a special blend of organic & shade grown, from the Maya Mam APECAFORM cooperative - San Marcos & Asociacion Chajulense Va'l Vaq Quyolof El Quiche, Guatemala..