Insight Trips: meet Mercado Global and Our Partner Artisans

Step inside a world of color and tradition and help empower Mercado Global’s partner artisans first-hand.

Discover Mercado Global Mission


Learn more about Mercado Global Mission


Enjoy Lake Atitlan


 "It was one of the best experiences of my life. I discovered a new country, culture, and made amazing friends. I am very interested in sustainable fashion so seeing more how it really works and is all connected made me more knowledgeable and appreciative."

Sandra Benkova, 2018 Trip Participant

Upcoming Trips



Understanding Women’s Roles

Join us on a week-long journey that fuses service, mentorship, and a once-in-a lifetime cultural exchange, set against a backdrop of breathtaking natural beauty and rich Guatemalan heritage.

Women Helping Women - Mercado Global Insight Trip

Women Helping Women

An Opportunity for Women Leaders

Discover the power and potential of women entrepreneurs in the heart of Guatemala.

Fashion Industry Leaders - Mercado Global Insight Trip - Ethical Fashion

Fashion Industry Leaders

An insight into the world of sustainable fashion

Mercado Global invites you on an exclusive journey that fuses service, leadership, and a once-in-a-lifetime cultural exchange.

"The experience was unforgettable —it was a wonderful introduction to the people and culture of Guatemala and a great taste of what it's like when fashion is used as a force for social change and justice."

Erin Kehoe, LIM Study Abroad Coordinator


For more information contact

Louise Buss • louise@mercadoglobal.org203-285-6655