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...
MJ Pereira

MJ Pereira

MJ Pereira    Administrative Director Maria Jose — or “MJ” — is originally from Guatemala City and is Cultiva’s administrative director. She has a law degree and is also a sworn translator and interpreter. She keeps Cultiva legal and legit with...
Juana Cumes

Juana Cumes

Juana Cumes   Operations and Administrative Assistant Juana Cumes is from Chuaxic, Solola. She is a single mother to a nine-year-old boy whose father was killed in an accident shortly after he was born. Juana embodies the way we hire our employees. A job with...
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....
Rosa Pocop

Rosa Pocop

Rosa Pocop   Housekeeper Rosa Pocop is from Panajachel, which is the city where Casa Cultiva and Cultiva’s Guatemala Headquarters is located. She is a single mother of two teenage boys whose father has never been a part of their life. Rosa began working for...