The cooperative Compa Lucha becomes the cooperative "JVAYCHIL" by Chenalho, in Chiapasin Mexico, collaborates with RAIZS Handicrafts in Solidarity to promote socio-economic development through the promotion of the textile art of this region of Chiapas.
Also members of the civil society organization "Las Abejas" from the municipality of ActealThe group, belonging to the region of Chenalho, Chiapas, Mexico; mainly artisans and peasants of the region, have come together to promote and develop the textile art of the region, in order to claim their identity as indigenous people of Chiapas, to perpetuate their traditions and to acquire a social and economic development.
The civil society Las Abejas is an indigenous organization who struggle peacefully to claim their rights and defend their lands and territories. Currently, they are located in 6 municipalities in the Chiapas highlands, most of them speaking Tzotzil, another part Tzeltal.
The municipality of Chenalho is located in the central zone of Chiapas. It borders Chalchihuitán to the north, Alldama to the west, Chamula and Mitontic to the south, and Pantelhó, San Juan Cancuc and Tenejapa to the east. It has an area of 113 km ².
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