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.
We are a budding community center in the Chaimal Village, San Pedro Carchá, Alta Verapaz. Our small center is constructed with some boards and sheets, with a compacted earth floor, benches made of wood with blocks, a table, and several children, women, and youth from nearby villages who use our space for workshops, storytelling sessions, reading hours, book loans, and some strengthening courses. Our services immediately connect with the communities through programs that promote reading, critical thinking, creativity, and the empowerment of women with cultural relevance.
New Sun Road Guatemala (NSR), is a corporation founded in 2019 that actively works in indigenous communities implementing Digital Community Centers (DCC), which have been funded by USAID/Microsoft Airband Initiative, USAID-MujerProspera and Microsoft. The Digital Community Centers generate economic opportunities for indigenous women by providing access to solar electricity, internet connectivity and training programs in digital, financial and leadership skills.
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
Partner for Surgery serves with the goal to improve health, empower communities, and overcome barriers. We are on the front lines of medical and surgical care in rural Guatemala focusing on bringing quality health care and surgical solutions to where most impoverished Guatemalans live. Our service model allows us to bridge language, distance, and cultural barriers. And our health promoters, staff, volunteers, and donors all partner to ensure our programs secure the solution each patient needs, from the time we meet them in their communities until we return home with them after surgery.
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.
Non-profit association, with more than 20 years of work in Guatemala through the Futuro Vivo project, which seeks to provide tools and opportunities for a better future to families in extreme poverty in zone 16 of Guatemala City and in Samac Cobán, Alta Verapaz. A project strengthened by the spirituality of the Carmelite Sisters of the Teaching Missionaries, which provides quality education, food, health, community development, productive workshops, literacy to the families that are part of the project.
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.
CARE works around the world to save lives, defeat poverty and achieve social justice. It is a leading global organization with more than 75 years of experience that puts women and girls at the center because it recognizes that poverty cannot be overcome until all people have equal rights and opportunities.
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.
Since 1996, Cooperative for Education has been committed to breaking the cycle of poverty in Guatemala through education. Our sustainable textbook, computer, reading, and youth development programs have transformed the lives of more than a quarter million students. We empower rural Guatemalan communities to transform their own quality of education, with a focus on evening the playing field for girls, who are typically excluded from education.
We are a foundation whose nature is private, non-partisan, non-profit, with social projection and humanitarian assistance.
Our vision is to educate the population through training and research on gender, ethics and human rights issues, promoting sustainable empowerment for the youth and women of the Central American region, shortening gender gaps and reducing violence based on in gender.
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.
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.
Semilla Nueva fights malnutrition with better corn. We produce and sell high-yielding, climate resilient, biofortified corn to farmers at an affordable cost. Our corn improves farmers’ incomes and the nutrition of their families and corn consumers. The seed contains higher zinc, iron, and protein quality compared to traditional corn and closes dietary gaps for women and children who consume the corn.
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.
Asociación Por una Vida Digna trains marginalized community leaders to promote their own development, actively participate in global networks to strengthen civil society organizations, and address citizen security, education and strengthening civil society.
Founded 2012 in Guatemala, as a private, non-profit, non-religious, non-partisan organization with its own assets. With the sole purpose of being a platform that promotes sustainable human development.
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