De la Gente

Culture and Adventures in Antigua, Guatemala

De la Gente works with coffee farming communities to create economic opportunity that improves the quality of life of their families and communities. You can meet farmers and artisans and work alongside them in their homes, as you create your own souvenir, not to mention memories to last a lifetime. Take a tour led by a smallholder coffee farmer to see where your coffee comes from, learn to make pepian (the national dish of Guatemala) in the home of a local 'chef' or try your hand in making a number of other artisan goods.

Right for You?

Experience

Class/Workshop, Coffee Farm and Cultural Activities

Style

Cultural Immersion and Cultural Immersion

Price

Budget

Location

Small Towns/Villages

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Foreign Owned Nonprofit
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Speaks: Spanish and English

Why Lokal Recommends De la Gente

Background

Nonprofit started in 2014| Foreign Owned with 20% local staff

A Unique Story

De la Gente helps create the access needed for local coffee farming communities to succeed and prosper. They provide training in necessary skills, knowledge, and tools, to help create sustainable and profitable businesses with long-term viability. With increased income, they are able to invest in the education, healthcare, housing and nutrition needed for healthy and thriving communities.

Community Connection

De la Gente has its own brand of coffee that creates direct connections with buyers and consumers and is a source of improved income for the small-holder farmers they work with.

They also help cooperatives build their capacity so that they can be autonomous, democratic and profitable organizations that provide income for their members. Through training and financing, they provide access to the knowledge and resources they need for success.

Culture

Their tours and group trips open up a world of adventure and opportunity that are mutually beneficial for the individuals, the communities and the travelers. Visitors to learn far more about Guatemala, the people, and the culture than they would on conventional tours.

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