Nimacabaj Project

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Summer 2011
Nimacabaj-4In the community of Nimacabaj, Maynor and Mardoqueo undertook an ambitious effort to plant 1,000 pine trees.  With the support of over 100 of their neighbors, this vision became a reality.  Today, the pine trees are but small saplings, but in time, as they grow, they will help prevent erosion and mitigate climate change.  Speaking of His experience, Mardoqueo (pictured below) says, “At first, the idea of doing a community project made me nervous.  Now, I feel capable of speaking in front of my community because I’ve learned what it means to be a leader.”