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Capacitar: A Brief History

Capacitar International offered its first workshops in Guatemala in 1991. It has provided training for several thousand grassroots leaders, Mayan peoples, religious, human rights activists, union leaders and youth. From 2003-2007 it facilitated Capacitar retreats for mental health teams in the Quiche. Capacitar trainings & workshops are currently being offered at the Sister Barbara Ford Peace Center in the Quiché.

Upcoming Workshops/Events


  • 26-28 Multicultural Wellness Training for Mayan groups
    Barbara Ford Peace Center, Quiché

Contact Information:

Virginia Searing SC

Barbara Ford Peace Center
Santa Cruz del Quiché


Click here to view a detailed map showing where Capacitar practices are taught and used in Guatemala.


Coming soon

 News & Resources:

Read the latest happenings of Capacitar's involvement in Guatemala.


Read personal accounts of individuals' involvement with Capacitar.