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WHAT WE DO

WHAT WE DO

WORKING MODEL
IXIM Way
In order to achieve Buhts’an Quin’al (Tseltal concept that implies being in harmony with oneself, with others, with nature and with transcendence).
We work with Tseltal women, children and young people from each community
for 6 years
on the areas of physical, social, environmental and economic well-being,
through 8 programs.

Physical well-being

Focused on health promotion and care.
Family gardens
program
Food orientation
program
Nutrition
program

Environmental well-being

Focused on satisfying family needs to maintain the health achieved, while taking care of the environment.
Program of
echo technologies

Economic well-being

Focused on income diversification and the development of collective strategies to improve financial administration and resilience.
Program of
Entrepreneurship
Program of
Collective purchases
Program of
savings and loans

Social well-being

Aimed at the strengthening of personal and collective organization skills.
Family and community
accompaniment program
As they move forward on these 8 programs, they move progressively as group:
Directed
self-management
Ixim sets the work structures.
Accompanied
self-management
The group has built its own structures such as regulations and holds its own work meetings.
Autonomous
self-management
The group coordinators are fully on charge of the activities.