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Castellano / Kaqchikel / English
Iximulew
Guatemala
5ta. Calle, 2-58, Zona 1

Background

Cholsamaj began their activities before 1990. They acquired their legal status in 1991 with the name Maya' Nimajay CHOLSAMAJ - Centro Educativo y Cultural Maya, Sociedad Civil.
In 2003 they transformed into Fundación Cholsamaj, with new members. Their principal labor is to contextualize and diffuse educational materials for the multicultural environment in Guatemala; especially, those written and designed by members of the Maya People (Pueblo) and directed toward Guatemalan society in general.
Cholsamaj is a Kaqchikel neologism: Chol means successive / sequential order, and Samaj means work or labor. We translate the term as Planification and Systematization.

cholsamaj@fundacioncholsamaj.org
www.cholsamaj.org