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.
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.
As a biblical Dutch foundation, Woord en Daad, together with local partners and actors from relevant sectors, connects people worldwide. In this way we want to take responsibility for shaping a dignified existence for the rich and poor and we create hope and opportunities to transcend poverty. Together with our loyal supporters and experienced partners, we have been working on sustainable change for 47 years.
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.
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.
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.
For over 36 years, Potter's House has walked alongside individuals, families and communities living in poverty and extreme poverty to develop long-term relationships and provide opportunities for holistic development through our 5 programs: Family Development, Education, Health and Nutrition, Microenterprise and Community Development.
From physical and mental transformation to spiritual transformation, we want to empower people in poverty throughout Guatemala and make significant changes in their lives and communities.
Revive Amatitlán is dedicated to reviving lake Amatitlán. Our first step was a 2017 pilot in which thousands of fish were created, fish eggs covered artificial spawning beds and in which 4 meters of sludge was bio-eliminated.
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.
There is a growing gap in learning and economic opportunities between rural and urban areas worldwide, with the largest disparity in low-income countries. Project Alianza is looking to change that in Latin America through our women-led, community-driven initiative to close the region's rural-urban education gap. Our adaptive learning model upskills and hires local women as educators to create and curate experiential, interactive learning for children in remote communities.
CuéntaNos is an interactive platform that contributes to empowerment through access to information on different types of direct care provided by different governmental and civil society entities that make up a network. People in need of care can make decisions and obtain support tools. We contribute to the emotional recovery of people in crisis, through psychosocial care via chat.