Porque nuestra juventud merece un futuro brillante

P1030068
Coban

  • Located 6 hours north of the capital, in the department of Cobán
  • 25 girls and 25 boys play on the teams
  • Indigenous community, Mayan Quek chi
  • Economy is based on coffee cultivation, cocoa industry and typical textiles
  • The indigenous population lives in extreme poverty, with little access to quality education, and face
    severe malnutrition.
  • Most of children and adolescents are forced to leave school to go work in the fields, where they
    receive minimal salaries and are exploited.