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.
Project CAN is a digital resource center (www.proyectocan.org) that collects, creates and disseminates resources in the culinary, agriculture and Nutrition (CAN) area. Likewise, it provides advisory services on the design and implementation of nutritional interventions to improve food and nutritional security in urban and rural populations.
Girl Rising works with local partners by providing customized tools and curricula to build confidence and agency in girls and to change attitudes and social norms so that entire communities stand up for girls and against gender discrimination.
Our story-based tools and curricula engage, energize and motivate young people to see beyond their borders, value their education, understand their rights and believe in their capacity to change their lives, communities, and even the world.
Creamos was initiated in 2008 as a social entrepreneurship initiative for 20 women who had historically relied on collecting, recycling, reusing and reselling items scavenged in the garbage dump, in addition to other forms of risky work, to make a living. In the years since, the organization’s offerings have expanded dramatically to include both a robust emotional support program and an accredited adult education program in addition to safe and sustainable income-generating opportunities.
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.
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.
Refuge International is a US-based non-profit organization focused on improving lives in rural communities by improving access to healthcare, education, nutrition and clean water, and also provides opportunities for mentoring of students who wish to become involved in humanitarian efforts.
Mano Amiga is a Regnum Christi charity that promotes the integral development of disadvantaged people through education as the main engine to break the cycle of poverty, complemented with basic support in health and economic growth, in order to achieve the positive transformation of society so that the love of Christ reigns in their hearts.
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.
Planting Seeds is a non profit organization that seeks to eradicate the barriers that contribute to poverty by working with communities to provide high-quality comprehensive education for children and families throughout Guatemala.
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.
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