Where Our Story Began.
Watu Moja values the reality that the people of the Afrikan Diaspora must continue to develop strategies for mutual support and investment. Regardless of which side of the waters we live on, there are endless opportunities share and gain from the vast wealth of history, heritage, knowledge, wisdom, and resources that represent our shared African ancestry. We are particularly interested in investing in sustainable development, access to health care, and the eradication of poverty.
the power of art
Art is the expression of the soul, and the unapologetic release that brings a person's true self before the eyes of the world. The Black experience is multi-faceted, passionate, powerful, heartbreaking and hopeful. in our quest to foster a sense of community in the image of being "ONE PEOPLE," curating spaces for Black art is integral to our organization.
Taking Action Towards Change.
“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere. We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.” ― Martin Luther King Jr.
Watu Moja is committed to be present in our community to grow, serve, and learn as ONE, with the purpose of achieving justice and equity.
A Lesson on Collective Woundedness.
Our journey through generations of beauty and struggle in a culturally-rich land with a complex history. Read more to learn about how Guatemala City's "collective woundedness" runs parallel to the experiences of the Black Diaspora.