We believe in education and community development as ways to improve the quality of life of thousands of people in rural areas.
We work in Purulhá, Baja Verapaz, one of the municipalities with the highest illiteracy and malnutrition rates in the country, so our efforts are focused on providing quality education and comprehensive care for children and youth.
With TuConsejería we are providing remote mental health services to underserved populations, with an emphasis on women survivors of violence, youth and suicide support. We have 3 affordable and confidential services: emotional support chat in times of crisis, video / audio psychological therapy and support groups.
Creamos was initiated in 2008 as a social entrepreneurship initiative for 20 women who had historically relied on collecting, recycling, reusing and reselling items scavenged in the garbage dump, in addition to other forms of risky work, to make a living. In the years since, the organization’s offerings have expanded dramatically to include both a robust emotional support program and an accredited adult education program in addition to safe and sustainable income-generating opportunities.
littleGIANTS is a non profit organization, operating in the field of education and community building, that provides the tools to empower children and youth (4-18 years old) from distressed neighborhoods and their communities to unchain their dreams, unleash their potential, thrive and create lasting change in their communities. We achieve this through our integral after school learning experience which explores the uniqueness of each child and develops personal life skills that will lead to social transformation and children will act as agents of change for their communities.
We focus on the most vulnerable children by supporting them to break the cycle of poverty and leave this world a little better than we found it. Without being an organization with religious purposes, our work and our actions are inspired by the values of the Gospel and the Mayan culture.
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
APEVIHS is a non-governmental and non-profit organization committed to HIV/AIDS prevention, care, research and humanitarian assistance and food and nutrition security, as well as projects in the areas of school education, entrepreneurship with women and local collaborations towards shared solutions to prevalent problems in the region.
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