Team Chewy

Guatemala, Guatemala

Our Team

Our Mission

Chewy is a team that was born in Guatemala with the mission of creating environmental awareness to the high pollution, excessive logging of trees and the advance of the agricultural frontier to our dear Peten, home to what was once the Mayan civilization, previously was called the fifth lung of the world because its wide expanse of forests enriched oxygen to the world, today things have changed, our mission is to promote sustainable use of the forest by involving communities living in poverty and extreme poverty, using "non-timber" forest resources

Our Background

Our team is focused on two proposals for change through two approaches, the first is to create environmental awareness and the second is the social impact the project or idea may come to have if carried out, when we refer to sustainable forest use is by involving communities in Petén is a department of Guatemala, known for being part of the Mayan biosphere, the strategy that will change is the use of "non-timber" forest resources, Specifically the use of so-called " chicle "," chewing gum "or" bubble gum "is a resin from the sapodilla tree Obtained. It is a natural and biodegradable completely, Also seeking That the product manufactured can lead to making organic, using the resin is expected to generate jobs to Communities That are ancestrally dedicated in the extraction and use of chewing gum, as well as Promotes to conservation of forest and forest resources, reforestation and stop the agricultural frontier.

Our Team

Our Mission

Chewy is a team that was born in Guatemala with the mission of creating environmental awareness to the high pollution, excessive logging of trees and the advance of ...Read More

Our Background

Our team is focused on two proposals for change through two approaches, the first is to create environmental awareness and the second is the social impact the project ...Read More

The information contained here represents student project ideas developed as the result of brainstorming activities during Round 1 of the TFF Challenge. It does not represent any final business plans or commercial products.