Juan Cosigua

Juan Cosigua

Juan Cosigua   Director of Operations When Juan ran away from abusive parents at seven years old he never dreamed of being a husband, a father, community leader, or Field Director of Cultiva International. His life has been centered on working towards a better...
Juan Pablo

Juan Pablo

Juan Pablo   Operations Assistant Cultiva was started in 2013 on a two-acre homestead in the town of San Jose Chacaya. Juan Pablo worked construction on the property next door. He was always very helpful and friendly, like a good neighbor. He was honest and...
Mary Sacquic

Mary Sacquic

Mary Sacquic   Field Training Manager Mary Sacquic is from Santa Lucia, Utatlan and she is a single mother to a 10-year-old daughter. She studied Business Administration in school and she worked for the local municipality for four years. Santa Lucia is one of the...
Juan Molina

Juan Molina

Juan Molina   Gardener Juan brought his green thumb to Cultiva several years ago to maintain the landscaping at Casa Cultiva, Cultiva’s volunteer housing in Panajachel. When he started to identify every flower and plant by name we knew he could do so much more....
Manuel González

Manuel González

Manuel Gonzalez   Gardener  Manuel González was born in Chichicastenango, Quiché. As a Mayan, his native language is K’iche. He’s a father of ten children and today he is passing on the lessons he first learned as a young boy working the land with his...