People for Guatemala, Inc. is a 501c3 U.S. based not-for-profit charity, all volunteer organization. Its primary function is to raise and collect funds to support the mission in Guatemala.
Associacion Hombres y Mujeres en Accion Salud y Dessarrollo is a registered non-government organization (NGO) in Guatemala. They have the responsibility to implement and oversee projects supported by People for Guatemala.
People living in rural villages in Guatemala struggle against extreme poverty, malnutrition, discrimination and environmental degradation. But at the same time they are being enveloped by the encroaching forces of globalization and technology.
We are breaking the vicious cycle of poverty by working hand-in-hand with the indigenous Mayans in San Martin, Jilotepeque. By placing a great emphasis on sustainability, we first invest in the people. Focusing on health and education, we assit them to develop, implement and monitor their own projects while building their capacity to make long term change.
To promote human advancement by engaging the poor in rural Guatemala through health and community development to effect long-term change in families and their communities.