Coordinadora Departamental de Comadronas Tradicionales de Quetzaltenango (CODECOT)

 


Country

Guatemala

Organization

Coordinadora Departamental de Comadronas Tradicionales de Quetzaltenango (CODECOT)

CODECOT is an association of traditional midwives in the Quetzaltenango department of Guatemala.  The organization provides its members with opportunities to receive training and to participate in community and municipal decisions regarding maternal and child health.

Project

Promoting Civic Participation Among Traditional Midwives

Purpose: To increase the political participation of traditional indigenous midwives through initiatives which strengthen their ability to advocate for indigenous women's sexual health agendas with municipal governments.

Project Grant Amount $30,000
Total Grants Received $194,425
Years Supported 8
Theme Civil and Political Rights
Population Served Indigenous peoples, Women