Niños de Guatemala operates three schools outside of Antigua, Guatemala helping over 500 children from low-income families a year. With our partnerships in the Netherlands, the United States, France, and volunteers from all over the world, we help provide innovative education and support to families. Niños de Guatemala core educational program 'Skills for Success' gives the children the tools they need to succeed in school and in life.
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.
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.
ODIM (Organization for the Development of the Indigenous Maya) is an non-profit organization in Guatemala that exists because people like you and I believe that this world can be a better place. We dare to believe that compassionate, competent and comprehensive medical care and education are possible even in the poorest places on earth. We believe that working together with the people of San Pablo and San Juan la Laguna is better than going it alone.
Nursing Heart Inc./Asociación Corazon de Enfermería focuses on public health and health services for their community, whilst providing an opportunity for nurses and caregivers to consider the deeper motivations of their calling.
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.
Open Doors 4 All believe that hard work, education, and opportunity are the basis of a prosperous life, healthy communities, and happiness. Quality education comes with not only enhanced work opportunities, but also an enriched community. By offering quality education, we can accomplish our goal of opening doors for all.
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.
Caras Alegres serves children and families in Las Rosas, a neighborhood in the city of Quetzaltenango. Caras Alegres is committed to strengthening the community of Las Rosas by offering after school programming and other resources promoting the well-being of at-risk children.
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.
The idea of creating ONGVoluntariado arose from our own experiences as volunteers. More than 6 years ago, two colleagues started collaborations as international partners in different projects in countries in Central America, Africa, and India. We want to provide information, security and trust to international volunteers, as well as continuous follow-ups throughout the volunteering process.