Rights Action works in Honduras and Guatemala in support of community-based land, environmental and human rights defenders resisting harms and (often deadly) violence caused by different sectors of the global economy: mining and hydro-electric dams; for-export production of African palm, sugarcane and bananas; tourism and the ‘sweatshop’ garment industry.
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.
We are a non-political and non-governmental association whose objective is to provide medical, educational, spiritual, moral and social assistance to any person with limited resources, orphaned or abandoned. We provide medical consultations, perform specialized surgeries and help people find a permanent home in Guatemala. We exceed the expectations of the sick and needy we serve, but also of the volunteers who collaborate with us and the doctors and professionals, benefactors and government who work with us. Our common goal is to develop a sustainable project with transparent management.
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.
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.
The Instituto Mesoamericano de Permacultura (Instituto Mesoamericano de Permacultura - IMAP) is a non-profit organization based in Guatemala. It was founded in 2000 by a group of local people concerned about the serious environmental, social, political and cultural problems that affect Mesoamerican communities.
We have established an education center where we promotes the teaching of Permaculture techniques, the conservation of biodiversity, the production of seeds and vegetables in an organic way, and a seed bank that fights for the rescue of the heritage of native seeds.
Esperanza Juvenil (Boys Hope Girls Hope Guatemala) helps academically motivated children and youth rise above disadvantaged backgrounds and become successful in college and beyond.
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.
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.
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.
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.