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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
To combat one of the highest mortality rates in Central America, indigenous women in Guatemala are taking safe pregnancy care into their own hands. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe ➡ Get More Short Film Showcase: http://bit.ly/ShortFilmShowcase About Short Film Showcase: The Short Film Showcase spotlights exceptional short videos created by filmmakers from around the web and selected by National Geographic editors. We look for work that affirms National Geographic's belief in the power of science, exploration, and storytelling to change the world. The filmmakers created the content presented, and the opinions expressed are their own, not those of National Geographic Partners. Know of a great short film that should be part of our Showcase? Email firstname.lastname@example.org to submit a vide...
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 They had withdrawn from their educations, some as early as elementary school; were subject to physical and sexual violence; risked dangerous pregnancies and went without crucial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, ...
American teachers partner with Guatemalan teachers for the benifit of the children
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
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.
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.
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
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.
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
Guatemala Tourist Visa 2018 Guatemala, a Central American country south of Mexico, is home to volcanoes, rainforests and ancient Mayan sites. The capital, Guatemala City, features the stately National Palace of Culture and the National Museum of Archaeology and Ethnology. Antigua, west of the capital, contains preserved Spanish colonial buildings. Lake Atitlán, formed in a massive volcanic crater, is surrounded by coffee fields and villages. Capital: Guatemala City Dialing code: +502 Capital and largest city: Guatemala City; 14°38′N 90°30′W / 14.633°N 90.500°W Currency: Guatemalan quetzal Population: 16.58 million (2016) World Bank Official language: Spanish These are the requirements to obtain a category "B" visa Valid passport (six months) Passport size photographs An employment le...
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