Promoting the empowerment of indigenous peoples in Central America through grassroots partnerships

Digno awards seed money and provides training for indigenous communities to:

Create a political voice



to assure that political decision making includes indigenous communities







Use the court systems


to demand justice for the violation of human and civil rights








Preserve culture and history


for communities at risk due to oppression, mass displacement and genocide









Provide education



through supporting scholarship programs beyond primary school for youth living in extreme poverty.










Indigenous leaders teach communities how to organize in order to demand their civil and human rights.

An indigenous community brings its case before the InterAmerican Court of Human Rights.

A new generation of Mayan youth learn traditional music, An dances and customs.

Mayan youth living in extreme poverty have access to middle and high school education. Public school only goes to sixth grade.



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