Cosecha Businesses

Cosecha focuses on building sustainable, small businesses that generate a financial and social impact. We work with a few types of business ideas and entrepreneurs:

Read more about some of the businesses that have been started through the Cosecha Partnership Program below.


Founded in 2014 by a Cosecha partner and a Cosecha entrepreneur, Mandarina is an inclusive kitchen that experiments with healthy food and desserts in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala. It aims to introduce nutritious and delicious options to the public through a brick-and-mortar shop, an online blog, as well as public talks.

In a country with a high rate of diabetes, Mandarina is an innovator in developing sugar-free desserts, as well as gluten-free, vegan options to try and counter that trend.

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Rent a Language

Rent a Language Teacher (RALT) was started in 2013 with the aim of providing Guatemalan spanish teachers with a more stable source of income. It connects them with international spanish students via Skype. RALT is also a free resource for spanish students, providing grammer lessons, bilingual articles as well as conjugation games.

To learn more about RALT or to sign up for online spanish lessons, visit Rent a Language Teacher.

Que Onda Xela

Que Onda Xela was developed by a Cosecha partner, fellow and entrepreneur in 2015. It is a marketing solution for the town of Quetzaltenango, Guatemala, consisting of an online platform, a blog, instagram and facebook. It consolidates information about Quetzaltenango in one spot, as well as provides businesses with a means to communicate with both locals and tourists. It is an innovative solution to a place where marketing is done by hand.

To find out more about Que Onda Xela, visit their website