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.
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.
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.
Asociación Por una Vida Digna trains marginalized community leaders to promote their own development, actively participate in global networks to strengthen civil society organizations, and address citizen security, education and strengthening civil society.
Founded 2012 in Guatemala, as a private, non-profit, non-religious, non-partisan organization with its own assets. With the sole purpose of being a platform that promotes sustainable human development.
We are a Christian dance ministry that works with children of all socioeconomic status, including orphanages, providing dance classes, academics support and workshops on health and faith.
We are a community of missionaries serving and living in low-income communities.
littleGIANTS is a non profit organisation, 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.
What makes us different:
- Our holistic approach: we not only empower children, but also their families and communities to share the common goal of creating a stronger and more sustainable society.
- We offer an inclusive and personalized approach (max 8 children / educator), we are able to tailor our programme to the unique needs of the child.
- We focus our learning methodology on Project Based Learning with social impact and community engagement focusing on real life community problems contributing towards the Sustainable Development Goals.
- We provide long-term continuity. Our children are with us more than 6 hours a day for 12 to 14 years of their lives.
- We become family.
Pionero Philanthropy is bridging the gap between Guatemalan nonprofits, donors, and information seekers around the globe.
AmorDown Coatepeque offers assistance and inclusion to children, youth and adults with disabilities, especially Down syndrome.
Association AMA is a non-governmental non-profit organization that promotes the integral development of adolescent girls, women and youth, through programs aimed at transferring capacities and strengthening leadership attitudes, democratic participation and sustainable economic development, with emphasis on the promotion and defense of human rights and sexual and reproductive rights of girls, adolescents and young people from the department of Petén, Guatemala.
We work to develop social awareness and promote the school, work and social inclusion of boys, girls, adolescents and the elderly with Down Syndrome. Giving them tools that will help them integrate into Guatemalan society; achieving in the long term greater social independence.
A non-profit association with a humanistic spirit. Founded in 2013, our work focuses are the prevention of violence, the process of transformation of lives, community development to improve the quality of life, and promoting the defense of equality and human rights.
Our organization educates and supports vulnerable adolescents without family resources, who live in government institutions. We provide academic and occupational opportunities to prevent risk behaviors.
The Asociación para el Cambio Social JXC Guatemala, based in the department of San Marcos, Guatemala, was created on February 15, 2015 and came into legal life on April 29, 2021, calling itself the Association for Social Change JXC. It's focus is to integrate children, adolescents, youth, women, indigenous, diverse and vulnerable populations in processes aimed at strengthening human capital, promoting the capabilities that each person has, giving them the necessary tools to discover the talent and value they have with the objective of creating leaders in the communities, providing more reach to the beneficiaries in migration and human rights issues.
It also focuses on education for human development, environment, culture and indigenous peoples; health and sports; gender equity and the constant struggle to eradicate the problems that afflict the population in general.
Peronia Adolescente is an association legally constituted in 2004, working for a fairer reality for Guatemala. It facilitates spaces of integral formation, using games, art and alternative sports, promoting leadership and volunteering of adolescents and young people of scarce resources who are vulnerable in Ciudad Peronia.