Experience

Since 2014 the Network of Educators have been working with groups of young community leaders from Guatemala and El Salvador along with S.E.R.E.S. Association. We have provided courses and workshops on the following topics: Introduction to Agroecology Introduction to Permaculture Design Ecology Environmental Awareness More than 100 young leaders from more than 15 rural and […]

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Family and School Gardens

Design and Implementation of Family and School Gardens. Focus on medium and small scale.  In this intensive course we focus on sharing and putting into practice tools for the design,  organization, implementation and management of Family and School Garden projects on small and medium scale operations. Based on the principles of Agroecology and the Permaculture […]

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Courses

The content of our training courses is based on the principles of Agroecology and the technical processes of Permaculture Design. Agroecology has been around for decades and much has been written about it. Its approach is multi-disciplinary, it is based on the knowledge, techniques and ways of life of the peasants, it is rooted in […]

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Gabriel Paniagua

I’m Gabriel Alejandro Paniagua, a young student working and training in the environmental field. Born in the city of Antigua, Guatemala, in the department of Sacatepéquez. I identify myself as a mestizo (mixed Spanish and Mayan ancestry). Being born with a mixture of bloods and growing up in a peripheral suburb of the city allowed me […]

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Katie Gilman

I’m Katie Gilman from Virginia in the United States. My early experiences growing up were shaped by rural mono-croped farming communities that seasonally employed cheap labor from Latin America. Looking for an escape from the “small-town and simple living” I later moved to a city and studied Biology at the College of Charleston in South […]

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Luis Mondal

My name is Luis Pedro Mondal Aguilar. I am originally from Puerto Barrios, Izabal. I grew up in Santiago Sacatepéquez. I studied at the San Carlos University of Guatemala at the School of Communication Sciences. I also studied Hydroponics (growing plants without soil) and Vermicompost (compost created with the help of earthworms) at INTECAP (private […]

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Ana Fión

My name is Ana Isabel Fión and I am from Guatemala City. Since I was a little girl, I really liked nature, so when I grew up I decided to study something related to it: Agronomy with a concentration on Renewable Natural Resources. I consider myself an enthusiast of Agroecology and Environmental Education through Permaculture […]

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Lynn Nicte

My name is Lynn Nicte Silvestre Hernandez. I studied Engineering of Renewable Natural Resources  at the University of San Carlos in Guatemala. In 2016 I was part of the Coordinating Board of the Association of Agronomy Students, where my connection with the reality of what is happening in Guatemalan began. I identified the need to […]

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Erick Torres

My name is Erick Torres. I was born and raised in Guatemala City, where I studied Publicity and Graphic Design. 8 years ago I left Guatemala City to learn more about the life of the people in rural communities in my country and internationally. Since then I have lived, studied and worked in different rural […]

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