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.
There is a growing gap in learning and economic opportunities between rural and urban areas worldwide, with the largest disparity in low-income countries. Project Alianza is looking to change that in Latin America through our women-led, community-driven initiative to close the region's rural-urban education gap. Our adaptive learning model upskills and hires local women as educators to create and curate experiential, interactive learning for children in remote communities.
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.
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.
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.
We enhance the impact of organizations, governments and philanthropic funds, facilitating the identification of their challenges and building ways of working that allow them to maximize their value generation. Here's how we do it:
1) We embed agile frameworks in teams.
2) We design and facilitate events.
3) We assist in the development or strengthening of sustainable organizational models.
4) We promote the design and development of learning communities.
5) We facilitate the design of products and services.
CuéntaNos is an interactive platform that contributes to empowerment through access to information on different types of direct care provided by different governmental and civil society entities that make up a network. People in need of care can make decisions and obtain support tools. We contribute to the emotional recovery of people in crisis, through psychosocial care via chat.
ROMPIENDO LÍMITES -ASORO- was born from the initiative of people with and without disabilities, who joined forces to work with people with disabilities and their families, working in the department of Chiquimula, specifically in the municipalities of Jocotán, Camotán, Olopa and San Juan Ermita, which belong to the Chortí region and are located within the area recognized as the "Dry Corridor", as well as in Chiquimula, the capital.
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
We are a civil, non-profit organization made up of multidisciplinary professionals and merchants that works together with the rural population in search of comprehensive human development through comprehensive development and social assistance projects.
Since 2003, Education For The Children has worked with the young people and families from Jocotenango, Guatemala to access free quality education, nutritious food, health and social services. We empower them with skills to be successful and inspire future generations.
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.
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.
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.
We are dedicated to promoting sustainable development through initiatives to strengthen civil society, cross-sectoral dialogue, political advocacy, training, solidarity promotion, volunteering and for providing information on useful resources for the programmes that we have.