Central America is home to so much bio-diversity, so much culture, communities and tradition, but despite a huge potential, local natural raw materials haven’t been much developed. The Nelixia dream is to bring back value to this fertile region, by developing amazing natural ingredients for the fragrance, ﬂavors and aromatherapy industry.
DiverArte Guatemala is a private, non-profit, apolitical, social-type Civil Association that promotes processes of artistic awareness, from the opening of spaces for the defense and promotion of human rights, with the purpose of contributing to the eradication of contexts of stigma and discrimination that are derived from behaviors of violence directed towards Guatemalan children, adolescents and youth.
The Riecken Foundation promotes a network of innovative community libraries in Honduras and Guatemala that awaken the spirit of discovery and social participation through activities in the libraries. We have shown that community libraries are essential to a democratic society. Libraries are institutions that citizens use to make informed decisions and reach their full potential. They provide essential knowledge, encourage critical thinking, and encourage self-education and lifelong learning.
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.
Food for the Hungry / Fundación Contra el Hambre is an international non-profit organization that works with the objective of facilitating holistic transformation in 215 communities in Guatemala. We work together with families to build self-sustainable communities in the departments of Alta Verapaz, Quiché and Huehuetenango, focused on ending chronic childhood malnutrition.
As a fair trade organization, Sharing the Dream works with more than 20 groups of artisans around Guatemala, helping them to improve and sell their products. We operate an Elder Center in Santiago, where we provide meals, medical care, and care to more than 60 Maya elders. We also provide scholarships to a small group of promising students who must attend tutoring sessions, complete volunteer hours, and participate in reading activities in exchange for their scholarship.
Like many other Latin American countries that share the Pacific and Caribbean coastline, Guatemala is experiencing a crisis of development and overfishing, exacerbated by the lack of opportunities, income alternatives and the scarcity of scientific knowledge about the true state of the different fishery resource populations, mainly chondrichthyans. Faced with this situation, Mundo Azul Foundation has initiated its efforts to generate scientific information that advances the level of knowledge about sharks, rays and other fisheries.
Fundación Trece Aguas, a non-profit organization that began operations in 2007. Our actions in the communities are carried out in close coordination and collaboration with community leaders and public institutions. Our main purpose is to contribute to improve the living conditions of 24 communities in the municipality of Senahú, Alta Verapaz. For the development and implementation of our programs we rely on donations from Grupo Secacao, which cover administrative and operating costs and contribute to the execution of projects.
We are a non-profit Guatemalan civil organization, created on March 1, 2010 in Alta Verapaz, Guatemala, with the purpose of promoting integral community development in rural areas of the country. We have a 100% local work team, dynamic, strengthened and committed to the scope of the development indicators established by the association; with intervention in the municipalities of the departments of Alta Verapaz, Baja Verapaz and Quiche.
THE ASSOCIATION FOR SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT OF THE BASIN OF THE LAKE OF IZABAL" "CODESCLI" and commonly called SA' KOMONIL ASSOCIATION which is a second level organization, civil, formative, educational, non-profit, apolitical and non-religious based, This allows us to interact in order to generate alternatives in the social, environmental, agrarian and productive areas, for the search of a sustainable development and the Good Living that allows to improve the living conditions of the Indigenous and non-Indigenous Communities; achieve an ecological balance and peaceful coexistence with the