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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
Rights activists and residents have accused the Canadian owners of Guatemala's largest gold mine of exploiting local communities. Most worrying, they say, is the use of highly toxic cyanide to separate gold particles from the rock. Some residents claim that dangerous waste from the mine is making their children sick. Al Jazeeras David Mercer reports from San Miguel Ixtahuacan.
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 They had withdrawn from their educations, some as early as elementary school; were subject to physical and sexual violence; risked dangerous pregnancies and went without crucial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, ...
Help horses in Guatemala today - https://goo.gl/OW93xX World Horse Welfare has been working in Guatemala since 2012, delivering a community-based training project across the Zaragoza, San Andres Itzapa and more recently the Santa Maria de Jesus regions. You can help horses in Guatemala by donating here - https://goo.gl/OW93xX
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.
Guatemala Service Trip March 24 - April 2, 2017 We invite you to live generously, practicing Karma Yoga with our Yoga Sanctuary Community as we build a home & share yoga in a beautiful Guatemalan Village www.YogaSanctuaryMpls.com/Guatemala-Partnership
Volunteering can be a life-changing experience, not only will you help the children, they'll teach you so much in return! Visit: www.eftc.org.uk/volunteer-guatemala ---------------------------- EFTC works to break the cycle of poverty through education, empowerment and enterprise at the heart of the community. The Foundation has a school in Jocotenango, Guatemala: an urban area where extreme poverty, gang crime, domestic violence and alcoholism are everyday realities. Food, healthcare, counselling and career guidance at the school remove obstacles to education and enable these students to realise their potential. 679 children and young adults study with EFTC in Guatemala. We work in partnership with these families to open doors for future generations. Learn more: http://www.eftc.org.u...
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.
This video features a slideshow created after a 2005 mission trip to Guatemala. During this trip, organized by the Guatemala Partnership Team of Mission Presbytery, PC(USA), a group of 10 people from Texas visited Elim Presbyterian Church in western Guatemala and helped lay a new tile floor. For more information, see http://www.cessmaq.org. Dave Wilson
Local women working amazingly hard, hour after hour, to support their families. Inti Raymi Fund was recently in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala supporting the Indigenous Community's local School and Safe Home in partnership with Quetzal-Trekkers, an all volunteer guiding service which supports these facilities as well.