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

Create a political voice

• to assure that policial 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

Community organizing meeting in rural Guatemala.

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

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

Middle and high school scholarship recipients.

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