ACD Guatemala (Asociación para la creatividad y el desarrollo de Guatemala) is a non-profit organization operating in Western Guatemala. Our mission is to serve children and families exposed to vulnerable conditions, violence and irregular migration in rural and complex areas of Guatemala. Our headquarters are located in Quetzaltenango.
We focus on education, development, medical and spiritual care, helping children and adolescents engage in life purpose, healthy relationships and participation to experience community growth.
We aim to contribute to the construction of a just and inclusive society by facilitating processes that enable and promote the empowerment of people with disabilities, their families, and their community to advocate for, demand, and fully exercise their rights.
We are a project that provides financing with a social focus, generating an economic development impact to the families of our clients served. Our funds are financed by Koica, which is the Cooperation Agency of the Republic of Korea and Good Neighbors (Global Impact Foundation). We provide financing for working capital, housing improvement and agricultural and livestock activities.
Finding Freedom through Friendship, Inc. (FFF) was founded in 2009 to meet the critical needs of rural Guatemalan women and their children who suffer from generational poverty. Finding Freedom through Friendship (FFF) strives for long-term sustainability for women, children, and the community.
Building Goodness Foundation provides design and construction services to NGO partners, primarily in Central America. We can also provide skills training for local workers, volunteer trainers and workers, and construction management. We also assist in fundraising for specific projects.
We have worked with families, communities and orphanages since 2005 to facilitates volunteer trips to serve for 1 week in Guatemala in the Solola area performing services for low income families & communities including building bunkbeds, playgrounds, homes & drilling wells.
CVG provides a space for articulation, development and promotion of voluntary activity in Guatemala. We bring together several institutions committed to volunteering, as a service to the communities and the development of the country from their own vocations and resources. We have been working in Guatemala since 2006 and we focus our activities on the formation of a Network of volunteer organizations and on the promotion of the national voluntary movement, through different activities.
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.
TECHO is an organization present in 19 Latin American countries, which seeks to overcome the situation of poverty that millions of people live in overcrowded and under resourced settlements, through the joint action of its inhabitants and volunteers.
Since 2009, LWH has nurtured an education ecosystem, connecting green construction, formal education, equitable international volunteerism, and active participation in 21st century problem-solving. Over the last decade, the LWH builders, staff, volunteers, and donors have transformed 550 tons of trash into a fully functioning K-11 school. In 2019, 77 K-6 students, 51 grade 7-11 students, 27 Teachers/Directors, and 9 builders were direct beneficiaries of CETC employment and education.
Constru Casa improves the quality of life among Guatemalans through the provision of basic housing and support programs. We work to lift entire communities out of poverty though our integral community development programs which include the construction of dignified concrete block housing in combination with the construction of community buildings such as schools, clinics, orphanages, and community centers.
Habitat for Humanity Guatemala helps low–income families improve their living conditions by building new homes and housing communities, stabilizing and improving existing houses, and offering affordable housing solutions such as smokeless stoves, water filters and basic sanitation services.
Nursing Heart Inc./Asociación Corazon de Enfermería focuses on public health and health services for their community, whilst providing an opportunity for nurses and caregivers to consider the deeper motivations of their calling.