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.
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.
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.
Trama Textiles is an association of artisan women backstrap loom weavers in Guatemala. We work directly with 400 women from 17 weaving cooperations across 5 regions in the western highlands of Guatemala; Sololá, Huehuetenango, Sacatepéquez, Quetzaltenango and Quiché.
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.
Founded in 1992, Local Hope (Xela AID Guatemala) provides low- and no-cost health and mental health care and clean water support; intensive support for education including a Montessori Preschool, Educational Scholarships, a Study Center and Adult Literacy Program, and certified COVID-safe Computer Lab; a Leadership Certificate Program, job skills training; and social services included a Special Needs Program for Children and Youth with Disabilities and a budding program for senior support. These programs serve approximately 5000 people annually.
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.
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.