San Jose choatalum
410 Partnership Since
Community Name & History
The community of San Jose gets its name from Jose (Joseph) of Nazareth, the husband of Mary the mother of Jesus of Nazareth. Choatalum is a type of tree that grows very tall. There is a choatalum tree located in the center of this community.
Life & Culture
Most community members work in the fields growing coffee and fruit trees. Commerce is more developed in this community. The area has some very good masons working here. There is also quite a bit of artisanal honey being produced.
There is not an organized church in San Jose but they do have 2 prayer houses in the community.