« JVAYCHIL » joins the promotion of Mexican art for social development

The Compa Lucha cooperative becomes the «JVAYCHIL» cooperative in Chenalho, Chiapas, Mexico, collaborates with RAIZS Artisanat Solidaire to promote socio-economic development by promoting the textile art of this region of Chiapas.

Also members of the civil society organization “Las Abejas” of the municipality of Acteal, belonging to the region of Chenalho, Chiapas, Mexico; mainly craftswomen and peasants of the region, came together to promote and develop the textile art of the region, in order to assert their identity as indigenous people of Chiapas, to perpetuate their traditions and to acquire social and economic development.

Civil society Las Abejas is an indigenous organization which fights peacefully to claim its rights and defend its lands and territories. Currently, they are located in 6 municipalities in the heights of Chiapas, most speak Tzotzil, another part,Tzeltal.

The municipality of Chenalho is located in the central area of ​​Chiapas. It borders Chalchihuitán to the north, Alldama to the west, Chamula and Mitontic to the south, as well as Pantelhó, San Juan Cancuc and Tenejapa to the east. It has an area of ​​113 km ².

We welcome you and you will be able to find their pieces woven in loom in the online store.

Encourage inclusive and responsible Mexican art!

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