Chiapas

Chiapas

Municipalities

  • Ocosingo
  • Palenque
  • Aldama
  • Chalchihuitán

Facts

  • Chiapas is the poorest state in Mexico (Forbes, 2015)
  • 27.5% of people in Chiapas lack access to nutritious foods (Coneval 2014).
  • In the communities where Amextra works in Chiapas, 20 out of every 1,000 infants die within the first year of life due to lack of access to hospitals and inadequate nutrition (Coneval 2014).

Voice from the region

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"I am very thankful for the unconditional support I receive from Amextra and for the equipment they lend me. Thank you, Antonio (beekeeping expert) for the training and for the follow-up on the projects. My group’s beekeepers are very happy and enthusiastic about increasing our honey production."

Bertino - Beekeeper from Palenque

Alliances

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Amextra AC
Amextra Consultores
Amextra Pej'Pem Artesanal
Amextra Semillas de Transformación
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