Fundazucar concludes a Diploma in Leadership and Citizen Participation
to community leaders
The Sugar Foundation -Fundazucar- gave the Diploma “Leadership and Citizen Participation” to 74 members of the Community Development Committees -Cocode- from Mazatenango, Suchitepequez, located 195 km (117 miles) from Guatemala City, with the aim of training and updating community leaders on leadership and citizen participation issues to be key in the development of their communities.
In six sessions, the participants were trained in topics such as: Introduction to the Political Constitution of the Republic of Guatemala, Municipal Code and own and delegated powers, Municipal Budget, as well as the Development Council Law and National Council for Urban and Rural Development.
Fundazucar has always promoted responsible community participation through the Community Development Committees –COCODE-, so that they take advantage of the State’s offer focused on the continuous improvement of the community’s social and economic indicators.