NGOs

It’s Not Only About The Dogs

Educated pet owners mean healthier pets, families, and communities. Have you seen bowls of food and water outside businesses in La Antigua? This shows that Antigüeños have a heart for the plight of street animals. Tourists are often shocked and disheartened to see so many homeless dogs wandering the streets, with so many suffering...

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Universal Preschool Coverage in Guatemala: Can it be done?

Did you know that more than half of Guatemalan children don’t begin school until the ripe old age of seven? By that point, children are already at the tail-end of their formative years for cognitive growth, making their ability to integrate into an educational environment and quickly process information a daunting task. In 2015,...

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Activism On the streets of La Antigua

Mujeres Artesanas de Paz is an organization that is not afraid to deal head on with difficult issues in Guatemalan society. It is an organization that believes that activism breeds progress that we must unite as citizens and talk openly about the things that need to change. Over the course of the last 2...

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Without GPS: TravelLing New Paths

Fotokids began with 6 children living in Guatemala City’s sprawling garbage dump 25 years ago. Since then the non- profit that uses photography and graphic design to pull kids out of poverty has served over a thousand children and has left the dump to work in Guatemala’s violent urban gang areas. Focusing on long term commitment...

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Chispa Action Network

“We are not the future, we are the present” -María, Chispa delegate 2015 There is a powerful global movement afoot, commonly known as the “Girl Effect.” The Chispa (Spark) Action Network, or CAN exists to bring this movement to the forefront of Guatemala. CAN is a network of organizations, schools and companies that share...

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10 years of Los Patojos

In September Asociación Los Patojos celebrated 10 years of being part of an important wave of change – one that gives hope and dignity to the children and young people of Jocotenango. Through promoting art and dialogue as tools for understanding different contexts, the Los Patojos team fights daily to find and cherish happiness,...

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Association SERES

SERES unleashes youth leadership by enabling young people to step into the roles of innovators, change agents, community organizers, problem-solvers and future makers that are leading the transition towards a better tomorrow. It is a network of youth leaders, inspired, empowered and equipped to lead the transition towards a more peaceful, just and sustainable...

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Asociación Transiciones

Want to see Guatemalan sports champions in action? Just pass by the public basketball court in Colonia Candelaria in La Antigua on any Friday afternoon. The team tearing up the court is part of Asociación Transiciones, a disabled people’s organisation based in this colonial city. The reigning national wheelchair basketball champions have their sights...

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Las Obras Sociales del Santo Hermano Pedro

35 years ago, Las Obras Sociales del Santo Hermano Pedro first began tending to poor and sick people in rented care homes and handing out provisions to the most needy, led by Fray Guillermo Bonilla. Nowadays, Las Obras Sociales (as it is known) houses 239 people with different chronic degenerative diseases in their 8...

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Centro Educativo KIDS Restaurant

KIDS Restaurant is one of the programs provided by Tess Sin Limites; an organization located in San Gaspar Vivar and founded 6 years ago. There are almost 45 kids attending this educational center every day to study. The children come from the different villages surrounding the school and they attend the local public school...

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