Long Way Home - Chimaltenango – Guatemala - (Click for Project Page)
Escuela Técnico Maya (TM) is an elementary school in Comalapa that teaches the Kaqchikel Mayan language and culture in addition to the government-approved curriculum. There are currently 10 full time local workers at the site.
Asociación Hogar Nuevos Horizontes - Quetzaltenango - Guatemala - (Click for Project Page)
Asociación Hogar Nuevos Horizontes is a private, Guatemalan, apolitical, non-profit organization based in the city of Quetzaltenango since 1989, supporting women and children in situations of need. We work without any kind of gender, religious, ethnic or cultural discrimination, our aims being the social and human well-being, and overall development of those we assist.
ARCAS - San Lucas Sacatepequez - Guatemala - (Click for Project Page)
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.
Las Guacamayas Biological Station - Petén - Guatemala - (Click for Project Page)
The Macaws Biological Station (EBG) is a tool for conservation and research of mixed heritage. EBG is located South-East of Laguna del Tigre National Park in the Maya Biosphere Reserve, Petén, Guatemala.
El Nahual Language Center - Quetzaltenango - Guatemala - (Click for Project Page)
El Nahual is a non-profit, non-governmental organization funded by its Spanish language school. The mission behind El Nahual is to develop & promote programmes in education, art, culture, sport & cooperative work, which drive social change within the general population.
Miguel Angel Asturias Academy - Quetzaltenango - Guatemala - (Click for Project Page)
Miguel Asturias Academy aims to improve living standards in Guatemala by creating informed, critically thinking, socially conscious, citizens, empowered to live lives of their own choosing and be engaged as leaders in their communities.
Constru Casa - La Antigua - Guatemala - (Click for Project Page)
Constru Casa is a non-profit organization based in Guatemala that offers basic housing to families living in extreme poverty. Constru Casa works with local social organizations to identify families of exceptional need. Beneficiary families participate in the construction of their own home alongside volunteers & under the guidance of a team of Constru Casa workers.
TRAMA Textiles – Quetzaltenango - Guatemala - (Click for Project Page)
TRAMA Textiles, the Association of Women for Artisan Development in Backstrap Loom Weaving, works directly with 17 weaving cooperatives, representing 400 women from five regions in the western highlands of Guatemala: Sololá, Huehuetenango, Sacatepéquez, Quetzaltenango and Quiché.
Asociación Pop Wuj – Quetzaltenango - Guatemala - (Click for Project Page)
Asociación Pop Wuj runs various health, social, environmental and educational projects in and around Quetzaltenango, Guatemala (Xela). In order to fund these projects, Pop Wuj also offers a Spanish Language school.
ICA Reforestation Project - Quetzaltenango - Guatemala - (Click for Project Page)
The project’s main facility is a forest nursery, located in the Labor San Antonio in Quetzaltenango’s Zone 9, about two kilometers from the center of the city. The nursery is under the supervision of the ICAmigos NGO and is staffed by a team of temporary and permanent workers.
Mayan Families - Panajachel, Dept. Solola - Guatemala - (Click for Project Page)
Mayan Families is a small non-profit organization operating in the Highlands of Guatemala. Based in Panajachel, we operate a variety of programs to support and empower the Maya people of Lake Atitlan and the surrounding areas. Mayan Families provides opportunities and assistance to the indigenous and impoverished people of Guatemala, through education and community development programs.
Rising Minds - San Pedro la Laguna - Guatemala - (Click for Project Page)
Rising Minds' mission is to bridge cultural, economic and developmental gaps through the integration of education, awareness and action. Rising Minds works WITH local initiatives, ranging from women's cooperatives to youth leadership programs, to develop sustainable solutions that address community-identified needs.
ASODILL - Aldea Loma Linda - El Palmar - Guatemala - (Click for Project Page)
ASODILL, an active community-based organization, was formed in 2006 by Pascual Rafael Escobar. ASODILL’s purpose is to promote conservation of the unique natural habitat that surrounds the Loma Linda community, while emphasizing environment education, local knowledge and capacity, ecotourism, organic farming and sustainable coffee production.
Quetzaltrekkers - Quetzaltenango - Guatemala - (Click for Project Page)
Quetzaltrekkers was founded in 1995 as a means of self-sustainable, grassroots fundraising for the functioning of Asociación Escuela de la Calle (EDELAC), with the overall aim of combating the unfortunate reality of children living and working on the streets of Quetzaltenango.Quetzaltrekkers funds Asosiacion Escuela de la Calle, which has two projects - Escuela de la Calle and Hogar Abierto.
Instituto Austriaco Guatemalteco - Guatemala Ciudad - Guatemala C.A - (click for project page)
The IAG is an Austrian foreign school. This organisation also runs a sea turtle hatchery. The goal is the conservation of endangered sea turtles that come to beaches on the Pacific Coast to nest. We collect and incubate as many eggs as possible.