Desarrollo en Movimiento
We are a non-profit organization who believes that food banks offer a comprehensive and viable solution to empower the world to reduce food loss and waste.
Organizational contacts & locations
Mission, vision & values
Contribute to the reduction of food losses and waste through the recovery, transfer, classification and distribution of food and basic necessities to social and community organizations that serve the population at social risk, and through education programs focused on the improvement of the nutritional and food handling practices of Guatemalans.
To be the self-sustainable entity that as a food bank focuses on the rescue of products and reduction of losses and food waste that contributes to nutrition and promotes a culture without waste in Guatemala.
Products, services, and programs
We offer basic food stuffs.
We offer food bank and volunteer services.
We offer the following programs:
- Agricultural rescue program
- Food route
- Food Kits
- Volunteer program
- Educational program
- School breakfast program
- Loyalty program
Our focus is food insecurity and food loss and waste. We refer to the Policy ATLAS for food loss and waste and malnutrition indicators in Guatemala.
Impact, adaptations & objectives
The impact has been to provide food security through the different programs of the Food Bank.
In 2018 we achieved 290,572 pounds of food received, 7,800 hours of volunteering, 54,650 meals distributed during the year.
In 2019 we achieved 589,974 pounds of food received, 23,206 hours of volunteering, 172,824 meals distributed during the year.
By October 2020 we achieved 301,692 pounds of food received, 2,782 hours of volunteering, 332,106 meals distributed during the year.
We measure our impact through the logical framework where strategies, activities, indicators and verification tools are established for each one.
Size and/or structure / Key offerings
The increased demand on the part of the final beneficiary led to a readjustment to the focus of the search for donations, and new projects to facilitate the distribution of the rescued food.
Increase in partner organizations and donors.
Improve internal operational processes.
Increase the beneficiary population.
Create a national network of food banks.
Systematize management processes.
Increase the benefited population in the country.