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.
The Observatorio de Eco-Educación / Research Foundation for the Innovation of Eco-Education researches, promotes and transforms education for ecological regeneration in Central America. We design and develop environmental and social sustainability and regeneration curricula for use in preK-12 schools and non-formal community organizations in order to promote and expand education practices and pedagogies related to environmental and social well-being and regeneration.
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.
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.
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.
Asociación AMA is an organization that promotes the integral development and rights of adolescent girls and young women through their empowerment to prevent pregnancy and gender violence in the department of Petén. Its work is carried out through leadership development, access to education and information, capacity building, democratic participation, sustainable economic development and dialogue.
ARCAS is a non-profit Guatemalan NGO formed in 1989 by a group of Guatemalan citizens who became concerned as they saw their precious natural heritage - especially their wildlife - rapidly disappearing before their eyes. It was originally created for a very specific and urgent purpose: to build a rescue center to care for and rehabilitate wild animals that were being confiscated on the black market by the Guatemalan government.
At Allied Foundation we want to be the engine of development and leader in creating opportunities for youth employability in Guatemala.
Our team trains, teaches and provides skills, because we believe that with education we generate a greater impact, provide agency and build resilience in the youth and future generations of Guatemala. Our main project is our English academy and through scholarships we support the educational process of the applicants to our programs in order to provide them with job opportunities in the BPO and call center sector.
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 aim to contribute to the construction of a just and inclusive society by facilitating processes that enable and promote the empowerment of people with disabilities, their families, and their community to advocate for, demand, and fully exercise their rights.
Vision and Development Project of the Association for the Promotion of Health "AFOSA", an organization oriented to research, analysis and reflection of the health situation, through political, technical and strategic proposals for the improvement of living conditions, respecting the dignity of the human person.