Fulbright Research Project – Guatemala

Project Coordinator & Fulbright Grantee  (2010 – 2011)

NGO Secure Perspectives: Quetzaltenango, Guatemala

  • Awarded Fulbright Research Fellowship to conduct research on participatory planning methods.
  • Conceptualized, planned and coordinated community development projects for over 1,000 households using the Participatory Rural Appraisal (PRA) method.
  • Facilitated community-led surveys, informal interviews and public meetings.
  • Designed visual exposition to simplify complex capacity building workshop concepts such as health, agronomy, environmental conservation, human rights and technology.
  • Created logic frame matrix establishing project logistics for a computer-learning center/library and organized the initial stages of a women’s bread cooperative and water infrastructure construction.

Data Collection Methods: Household surveys, community meetings, informal interviews, focus groups, participant observation

 Project Planning


 Community Project Exposition