Meet Our Staff - Guatemala

placeholder.pngOlger Guillermo Pop / CHOICE Guatemala Director 

Olger was born in Guatemala City and lives now in Coban, Guatemala with his wife Hortencia (who also works for CHOICE) and his four children. Olger grew up in the home of his Grandfather in Coban and was influenced by his Grandfather's values of honesty, integrity, and principle. His native language is Q'eqchi, but is fluent in Spanish as well. 

Olger graduated from the University of San Carlos de Guatemala with a Science degree in Agronomy. Upon graduation, he was granted a scholarship from the French Embassy for a Master’s Degree in Land Administration for Sustainable Development. After graduation, Olger went to work in the El Estor Izabal parish for Corporation TAK group of Central America as an Agronomist working in land legalization.

Olger comes to CHOICE with a wealth of knowledge and experience in both agriculture and sustainable development. Olger is an honest man with principles and shares his grandfather's values of honesty and integrity. He is a man of faith who loves to be challenged. He likes to travel, enjoys his family, loves to meet other people and has many dreams he hopes to become realities in his lifetime. Under his leadership, CHOICE hopes to grow and expand our impact in the Polochic region of Guatemala.


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Ananias Ical Acte / General Services


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Hortencia Amparo Castañeda / Administrator / Sikaab'e


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Sergio Choc / Agronomist


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Francisca Leticia Garcia


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Eddin Baudilio Ical / Director of Education 


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Santiago Ical / Animal Production Maintenance


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Wendy Lopez / Accountant / Office Administrator 


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Juan Jose Mejia / Driver 


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Raul Coc Pop / General Services 


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Edwin Otoniel Sacul / Agronomist 


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Carmela Xi / Cook


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Elias Rigoberto Xol / Agronomist / Nursery Maintenance


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Sergio Xol


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Fredy