Yabal Guatemala is a Fair Trade organization, focused on sustainable fashion, that supports indigenous women’s weaving cooperatives in Guatemala, providing them with the opportunity to sell their hand-woven products through local and international markets.
We are dedicated to promoting sustainable development through initiatives to strengthen civil society, cross-sectoral dialogue, political advocacy, training, solidarity promotion, volunteering and for providing information on useful resources for the programmes that we have.
Vida is an apolitical and non-profit organization that fights discrimination and defends the fundamental rights of people. We believe that a more inclusive society can be built and to achieve this Vida helps to improve the quality of life of people in our community, facilitating access to services such as education, health and nutrition.
Asociación K'amalb'e is an integral coexistence association inspired by the Mayan Cosmovision to open paths of transformation through integral and intercultural formation.
Central America is home to so much bio-diversity, so much culture, communities and tradition, but despite a huge potential, local natural raw materials haven’t been much developed. The Nelixia dream is to bring back value to this fertile region, by developing amazing natural ingredients for the fragrance, ﬂavors and aromatherapy industry.
Contour Lines plants agroforestry projects in mayan villages in the jungles surrounding Livingston, Izabal. We have over 70 sites to date, planting over 5k fruit trees and 20k legume support trees. We believe in hard work and leading by example, not merely preaching, so we directly fund, design and plant these projects, while training locals to plant even more.
We are an organization of feminist women working for women's human rights through comprehensive care, political advocacy, and leadership training.
Xunah Kaab is a place of education focused on the conservation and preservation of native stingless bees, and also honey production.
SERES is a non-profit organization, founded in 2009, that works with marginalized and at-risk youth, at the forefront of climate change in Central America, training them to be agents of change, social entrepreneurs and leaders in sustainability capable of building more resilient and prosperous communities.
We are a civil, non-profit organization made up of multidisciplinary professionals and merchants that works together with the rural population in search of comprehensive human development through comprehensive development and social assistance projects.
Founded in 2010 by Chef José Andrés, World Central Kitchen (WCK) uses the power of food to heal communities and strengthen economies in times of crisis and beyond. WCK has created a new model for disaster response through its work helping devastated communities recover and establish resilient food systems.
Project CAN is a digital resource center (www.proyectocan.org) that collects, creates and disseminates resources in the culinary, agriculture and Nutrition (CAN) area. Likewise, it provides advisory services on the design and implementation of nutritional interventions to improve food and nutritional security in urban and rural populations.
Semilla Nueva fights malnutrition with better corn. We produce and sell high-yielding, climate resilient, biofortified corn to farmers at an affordable cost. Our corn improves farmers’ incomes and the nutrition of their families and corn consumers.
TECHO is an organization present in 19 Latin American countries, which seeks to overcome the situation of poverty that millions of people live in overcrowded and under resourced settlements, through the joint action of its inhabitants and volunteers.
The Instituto Mesoamericano de Permacultura (Instituto Mesoamericano de Permacultura - IMAP) is a non-profit organization based in Guatemala. It was founded in 2000 by a group of local people concerned about the serious environmental, social, political and cultural problems that affect Mesoamerican communities.
Friendship Bridge’s history began with its work in Vietnam providing medical education and shipping medical supplies to impoverished populations in war-ravaged areas. While medical supplies were positively impacting the lives of recipients, Friendship Bridge was looking for a more sustainable solution to poverty reduction — the solution was microcredit.
Tejiendo Futuros is works integrally with the family to develop human beings holistically focusing on the Human Rights for the Child. Starting with the children through a holistic education program that focuses on physical and mental health, while also providing emotional support to the mothers, fathers and siblings of the students through the Strengthened Families program.
We are a civil organization of indigenous women of the Mayan culture, we support and work in solidarity with rural development, promoting the empowerment and autonomy of women in the various areas of their daily lives.
We are a secular organization with 501(3) status in the United States that works with a legal partner in Guatemala, "Fundacion Par el Desarrollo Comunal" de Huetenenango. We achieve our mission primarily through the management of two quality sustainable schools, teaching aid to outlying villages, an educational farm, and multi-village agricultural training programs.