Since 2003, Education For The Children has worked with the young people and families from Jocotenango, Guatemala to access free quality education, nutritious food, health and social services. We empower them with skills to be successful and inspire future generations.
We provide transformative workshops dedicated to empowerment and gender equity for youth living in Guatemala. Through our workshops and programs, youth develop the knowledge, skills, and courage they need to make informed life-choices and reach their highest potential. We run all of our programs in partnership with local schools and organizations in some of Guatemala’s most marginalized and at-risk communities. Our in-depth curriculum runs weekly over the course of three years and fosters the development of self-esteem, personal agency, social-emotional development, human rights advocacy, violence prevention, leadership, and activism.
Niños de Guatemala operates three schools outside of Antigua, Guatemala helping over 500 children from low-income families a year. With our partnerships in the Netherlands, the United States, France, and volunteers from all over the world, we help provide innovative education and support to families. Niños de Guatemala core educational program 'Skills for Success' gives the children the tools they need to succeed in school and in life.
StoveTeam International promotes the local production, distribution, and proper use of safe, affordable, fuel-efficient cookstoves to replace indoor open-fire cooking in Latin America.
WJI is building a more equitable world for Maya women and girls by combating gender inequality and violence against women and girls. Through an innovative community-based approach, WJI is improving the lives of women and girls by increasing their access to justice and improving their ability to exercise their rights to live free from violence.
Asociación Sueños provides extracurricular education to students of all ages and their parents through three student programs, as well as a three-pronged support system to ensure their success.
Common Hope works to end the cycle of poverty for children in Guatemala through a holistic, relationship-based model. While education is at the heart of our work, we believe a comprehensive approach to human development is critical for children and families to reach their full potential.
Tree 4 Hope is committed to providing a bright future of long-term hope for children, elders, and their families in Guatemala and around the world through educational, health, and mental wellness outreach programs.
Open Doors 4 All believe that hard work, education, and opportunity are the basis of a prosperous life, healthy communities, and happiness. Quality education comes with not only enhanced work opportunities, but also an enriched community. By offering quality education, we can accomplish our goal of opening doors for all.
Wuqu ’Kawoq is innovating a healthcare model focused on providing high quality services with linguistic and cultural competence for indigenous, poor and marginalized communities in Guatemala.
WIND is a Christian, non-profit organization which was established in 2007 to look beyond the confines of typical solutions and address issues associated with poverty in the Highlands of Guatemala.
Lan Vwa began when our founder went to Haiti to help deliver aid after an earthquake and became involved in educational efforts. Our name translates to “the voice” in Haitian Creole, reflecting our efforts to return what poverty has stolen from citizens of developing areas - their voice. As Lan Vwa grew, successful programs have been implemented in Haiti and Guatemala. By connecting communities to educational access and tools, we hope to continue empowering our students to fulfill their dreams and potential.
Caras Alegres serves children and families in Las Rosas, a neighborhood in the city of Quetzaltenango. Caras Alegres is committed to strengthening the community of Las Rosas by offering after school programming and other resources promoting the well-being of at-risk children.
Loving Arms/Asociación Brazos Amorosos are focused on the development of the disadvantaged Indigenous people of Guatemala and their communities. We provide services, resources, and education to provide a better quality of life for the children, youth, and adults.
Yo'o Guatemala work with rural populations in Guatemala. We believe in community education and development. We provide opportunities for low-income families and their children in Purulhá Municipality. Our community center programs serve approximately 2,200 children of school age and their families.
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.
Primeros Pasos (a program of Asociación PASOS) is a non-profit, independent organization with a comprehensive outlook on health care. With the collaboration of health professionals, health educators, volunteers, and community leaders, Primeros Pasos offers quality and affordable health care and health education to the rural, underserved communities of the Palajunoj Valley of Quetzaltenango, Guatemala.
SECCATID provides care services for people with drug addiction problems. Services are free of charge to people who present problematic consumption of some psychoactive substance and who come to the center voluntarily. It also serves users who are referred by other government programs, courts, NGOs, among others, covering the entire national territory.
The Colectiva Feminista Artesanas Antigua Guatemala aims to raise awareness about violence against women and girls by offering workshops and talks. They also provide accompaniment and safe spaces for women and girls, free from violence.
Limitless Horizons Ixil is creating opportunities for the indigenous youth, women, and families of Chajul, Guatemala, to develop the academic and professional skills needed to effect change in their lives and community.