La nueva INDEPENDENCIA
410 Partnership Since
Community Name & History
La Nueva Independencia means "The New Independence" in Spanish. This community gained its independence from a neighboring community, Chiantla. It took them more than 10 years (1995-2005) to officially separate.
Life & Culture
Coffee is the main crop in the community. Some community members work as electricians and blacksmiths.
All families in the community are close and help each other. Most mothers work at the home.