Step inside a world of color and tradition and help empower Mercado Global’s partner artisans first-hand.
"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
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.
Discover the power and potential of women entrepreneurs in the heart of Guatemala.
Immerse yourself in the beauty of the Guatemalan highlands and experience the lives of its leaders.
"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