Promesa ONG/Promise NGO

Organización sin fines de lucro
(+502) 5325-3471

We implement holistic development programs through sustainable management of sustainable projects.

Women, Men, Girls, Boys, Indigenous peoples, Elderly, Disabled, Entrepreneurs, Artists, Youth
Education, Youth, Children at risk, Family, Inclusion/Special needs, Health, Immigration, Entrepreneurship/Business, Water and sanitation, Development/Community infrastructure, Leadership/Capacitation, Emergency relief
Quiché (Nebaj, Cotzal, Chajul)

Organizational contacts & locations

Contacts
Rachel Lopez Morales
Legal Representative
Amy de León
Secretary
Francisco Guzman
Treasurer
Locations
Cantón Xolacul
Nebaj, 
Quiché, 
14013

Mission, vision & values

Mission

We are an organization with principles and values, willing to provide humanitarian support.

Vision

A committed organization with management capacity in holistic development, supporting and promoting the quality of life of the people of the Ixil region.

Values
We value stewardship (managing resources responsibly for the benefit of our neighbor), generosity (giving without receiving anything in return), solidarity (effort to improve the living conditions of the most disadvantaged), and honesty (driven with sincerity and coherence).

Products, services, and programs

Services

We are helping families in this time of the pandemic, as well as storms Eta and Iota. We donate basic food goods.

Organizational detail

Founded: 
2019
Number of employees: 
0-10
Funding: 
Private donations, Fundraising
Primary issue(s) / need(s) addressed

We focus on health, education, and disaster relief.

Impact, adaptations & objectives

Impact to date

Our intervention has been during the COVID pandemic and the Eta and Iota storms, during which we have served the most vulnerable people in our region, especially the elderly and households with children under 5 years of age. We have served around 500 families.

Impact measuring

Prioritization of housing, most vulnerable in the communities, numbers served.

Organizational adaptations: 
Target population, Target problem, Mission, vision and/or values
Organizational adaptation details

Because our organization is just starting, we have focused on activities aimed at the pandemic, including providing a COVID educational plan. Bags of basic food and hygiene were provided.

With respect to the storms, we supported families who lost their homes, and we provided an education plan for communities at risk.

Short term objectives

Growth and Impact

Obtain financing for the development of our health and education plans for the benefit of vulnerable communities in the Ixil region.

Long term objectives

Quality

To be an organization with sustainable projects in the communities and with our target population.