Lesbia Artola is a member of Comité Campesino del Altiplano – CCDA (Campesino Committee of the Highlands) in Cobán, Alta Verapaz, Guatemala. CCDA is an organization that fights for access to land and labour rights for Mayan campesinos in Guatemala. Through their work, several peasants receive support related to land, credit, scholarships, and have the opportunity to participate in various trainings offered by the CCDA and other partners. At the national level, the CCDA forms part of the National Coordination of Campesino Organizations (CNOC). The organization helps campesinos to organize themselves and struggle together to improve their living conditions and access to basic rights.