Natün Guatemala works in the Lake Atitlán region of Guatemala to implement community-led programs that address systemic barriers and build cultural strength and resilience. Our work is driven by the expertise of Mayan staff and community leaders towards long-term, meaningful change in the areas of education, nutrition & health, and economic development.
Natün Guatemala, a registered US 501(c)3 organization in the US, works in partnership with our legally-registered Guatemalan partner association (Asociación Natün) to implement our programs on the ground.
We believe in education and community development as ways to improve the quality of life of thousands of people in rural areas.
We work in Purulhá, Baja Verapaz, one of the municipalities with the highest illiteracy and malnutrition rates in the country, so our efforts are focused on providing quality education and comprehensive care for children and youth.
littleGIANTS is a non profit organization, 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.
ALBANUEVA delivers professional development training programs to for-purpose organizations in Guatemala aimed at empowering employees and increasing organizational efficiency. We work with organizations to design the perfect program to fit their individual needs and budget.
We focus on the most vulnerable children by supporting them to break the cycle of poverty and leave this world a little better than we found it. Without being an organization with religious purposes, our work and our actions are inspired by the values of the Gospel and the Mayan culture.
Asociación SERniña has 8 years of working with different communities in Sacatepéquez, accompanying girls, boys and youth to discover their "true self" through an authentic identity, which recognizes and celebrates their abilities, critical thinking, spiritual and corporal love and the confidence they need to make informed life decisions and become agents of positive change in their lives and communities.
WJI is building a more equitable world for Maya women and girls by combating gender inequality and violence against women and girls. Through an innovative community-based approach, WJI is improving the lives of women and girls by increasing their access to justice and improving their ability to exercise their rights to live free from violence.
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.
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.
Loving Arms are focused on the development of the disadvantaged Indigenous people of Guatemala and their communities. We provide services, resources, and education to provide a better quality of life for the children, youth, and adults.
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.
The Colectiva Feminista Artesanas Antigua Guatemala aims to raise awareness about violence against women and girls by offering workshops and talks. They also provide accompaniment and safe spaces for women and girls, free from violence.
APEVIHS is a non-governmental and non-profit organization committed to HIV/AIDS prevention, care, research and humanitarian assistance and food and nutrition security, as well as projects in the areas of school education, entrepreneurship with women and local collaborations towards shared solutions to prevalent problems in the region.
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