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NC Baptist Men and Women are assisting in the construction of a medical clinic and training center that will be used to help reach the 1.2 million Quiche people in central Guatemala. The Quiche are among the poorest in Central America. Construction teams will be needed through mid-2014. For more information on the project and how you can help, visit our website at http://baptistsonmission.org/Projects/Outside-US/Guatemala
In Guatemala, it's legal for a girl to marry as young as 14 — though many are married far younger than that. The result: Many girls marry men far older than themselves and become mothers long before they are physically and emotionally ready. Many of these girls faced harsh consequences, similar to those of child brides in other developing nations. They had withdrawn from their educations, some as early as elementary school; were subject to physical and sexual violence; risked dangerous pregnancies and went without crucial medical care. Many aspects of their lives were controlled by older men who considered the girls little more than sexual and domestic servants. Furthermore, the physically immature and psychologically unready young mothers were prone to complications during childbirth, ...
in October of 2017, Granite United sent 26 individuals to Guatemala in partnership with Manna Worldwide to build beds, deliver water filters, feed children at feeding centers and share stories of hope which is found in Jesus. http://graniteunited.com/missions to be part of the story.
Global Citizens Network is partners with the NGO, La Asociacion Wajxaqib Aj, the Mayan Center for Peace/ Centro Maya Para la Paz, whose goal is to fortify solidarity and peace in the communities. Cantel is located in the highlands of western Guatemala, an area rich with dense vegetation where the vast majority of Maya live in small scale agricultural production. The indigenous Maya population in and around Quetzaltenango continues to experience rural poverty and institutional and social discrimination. In an effort to be in solidarity with indigenous peoples and their struggle around the world, GCN collaborates with the Maya people of Cantel on community development projects, supporting their efforts to live with dignity and respect for their cultural heritage.
Business, Churches and Schools partner with Food for the Hungry communities around the world. Watch the amazing story from Friend's Church (Calgary) as they walk alongside the community of Rio Azul, Guatemala.
Temple University Doctor of Physical Therapy Program Rehab Mission Trip to Zacapa, Guatemala In Partnership with Hearts in Motion Music: "Fragments of Time" - Daft Punk ft. Todd Edwards A video version of the book/PDF I recently created to highlight some of the amazing encounters we had around Zacapa, Guatemala. Equipped with blurbs, this slideshow acts as a photo diary to recount and share a glimpse of the great service and immersion we did in Central America.
American teachers partner with Guatemalan teachers for the benifit of the children
http://jshandp.com Film about the Mequon-Thiensville Rotary Club's efforts to improve the lives of the people in Oliveros, Guatemala, by offering free medical, dental and vision care and supplies. Filmed and edited by Jackson Farley, produced by JacksonSpencer LLC, a marketing company in Cedarburg, Wisconsin run by Mike Farley.
Acts 2 partnered up with Living Water International, an organization helping communities acquire clean water, to raise money for a piece of drilling equipment needed to drill in certain locations in Guatemala with difficult geographical barriers.
The Saint Paul area synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church partners with 17 Guatemalan congregations to support leadership training, education, discipleship, and other needs. Missionary pastor, Amanda Olson de Castillo, tells about the important work being done there.
Close to 50 percent of children don't get the right nutrition at the start in Guatemala, but a groundbreaking partnership between national and local actors is aiming to change that. For the full story, visit http://planetforward.org/media/webisodes/guatemalas-1000-days-solution-a-revolutionary-partnership