Planting Seeds is a not for profit organization that seeks to eradicate the barriers that contribute to poverty by working with communities to provide high-quality comprehensive education for children and families throughout Guatemala.
Constru Casa improves the quality of life among Guatemalans through the provision of basic housing and support programs. We work to lift entire communities out of poverty though our integral community development programs which include the construction of dignified concrete block housing in combination with the construction of community buildings such as schools, clinics, orphanages, and commun
One, two…tree! focuses on education in Latin America. We introduce English classes for underprivileged children in local non-profits and public schools and also organize funding campaigns to promote specific educational projects.
We began in 1998 in Honduras working with an orphanage and building houses after Hurricane Mitch destroyed much of the country. We served in Haiti after the earthquake in 2010. We began serving in Guatemala in 2011.
Ecofiltro is a social enterprise that has a very clear objective. To reach 1 million guatemalan families in rural areas with clean water by the year 2020.
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.
People for Guatemala is an all volunteer organization. Its primary function is to raise and collect funds to support the mission in Guatemala.
Asociación K'amalb'e is an integral coexistence association inspired by the Mayan Cosmovision to open paths of transformation through integral and intercultural formation.
Rekko is a non-religious and apolitical volunteer and solidarity association founded in 1985 in Italy. Today, the association's activities focus on health and education.
The Caoba Foundation provides education to vulnerable youth in the hope of empowering them towards better life opportunities in the future.
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.
Estufas Chispa manufactures and distributes high-quality, affordable cooking solutions for Guatemalan families. We build our stoves in Ciudad Vieja, Sacatepéquez and distribute nation-wide in partnership with with NGOs, local governments and community projects as well as through direct sales.
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.
Safe Passage works to bring hope, education, and opportunity to the children and families trying to make a living around the city’s garbage dump - one of the largest landfills in Central America.
Circula: Centro de Liderazgo Restaurativo (formerly Asociación para el Liderazgo en Guatemala) works to facilitate the transformation of leaders willing to grow personally and professionally in order to increase their impact in Central America, promoting a culture of learning in a creative retreat space that facilitates reflection and collaboration between leaders.
Asociación Puente works with groups of women in vulnerable communities and with the prevention of chronic malnutrition for children under the age of 5. We provide education in food and nutrition security, food preparation, agricultural activities, local savings and credit associations and income generation.
All young people have academic capacities and leadership skills to solve current problems, Filantropis invests in those talents to generate sustainable changes in the community, facilitating access to university education and social entrepreneurship opportunities.