We are a non-political and non-governmental association whose objective is to provide medical, educational, spiritual, moral and social assistance to any person with limited resources, orphaned or abandoned. We provide medical consultations, perform specialized surgeries and help people find a permanent home in Guatemala. We exceed the expectations of the sick and needy we serve, but also of the volunteers who collaborate with us and the doctors and professionals, benefactors and government who work with us. Our common goal is to develop a sustainable project with transparent management.
Yabal Guatemala is a Fair Trade organization, focused on sustainable fashion, that supports indigenous women’s weaving cooperatives in Guatemala, providing them with the opportunity to sell their hand-woven products through local and international markets.
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.
Primeros Pasos (a program of Asociación PASOS) is a non-profit, independent organization with a comprehensive outlook on health care. With the collaboration of health professionals, health educators, volunteers, and community leaders, Primeros Pasos offers quality and affordable health care and health education to the rural, underserved communities of the Palajunoj Valley of Quetzaltenango, Guatemala.
SECCATID provides care services for people with drug addiction problems. Services are free of charge to people who present problematic consumption of some psychoactive substance and who come to the center voluntarily. It also serves users who are referred by other government programs, courts, NGOs, among others, covering the entire national territory.
The Colectiva Feminista Artesanas Antigua Guatemala aims to raise awareness about violence against women and girls by offering workshops and talks. They also provide accompaniment and safe spaces for women and girls, free from violence.
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.
Cultural Survival has more than 48 years of experience partnering with Indigenous communities and works closely with a trusted network of Indigenous partners and international human rights advocates across the globe. We engage opportunities to leverage our experience and leadership in advocacy, media, public education, programs, and in providing platforms to amplify and empower the voices of Indigenous Peoples as they work to claim their rights to self-determination, their lands, cultures, and precious ecosystems that are essential to the whole planet.
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.
Constru Casa improves the quality of life among Guatemalans through the provision of basic housing and support programs. We work to lift entire communities out of poverty though our integral community development programs which include the construction of dignified concrete block housing in combination with the construction of community buildings such as schools, clinics, orphanages, and community centers.
One, Two… Tree! is a non-profit organisation working on education in Central America. We aim to make English accessible to support empowered, entrepreneurial and organised communities in Central America.
Our efforts are intended as a tool for social empowerment and intercultural exchange. We teach in public schools, collaborate with local organisations and offer English classes in our very own Learning Centre to those keen to learn.
Ecofiltro is a social enterprise that has a very clear objective. To reach 1 million guatemalan families in rural areas with clean water by the year 2020.
We will only use financially sustainable methods to reach this goal and we will always remain open to sharing our production process and marketing tactics with any outside group that wants to solve the water challenge in their home country.
Vida is an apolitical and non-profit organization that fights discrimination and defends the fundamental rights of people. We believe that a more inclusive society can be built and to achieve this Vida helps to improve the quality of life of people in our community, facilitating access to services such as education, health and nutrition.