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Working in Guatemala
Working in Guatemala
There are various volunteering opportunities.
Proyecto Mosaico Guatemala, (PMG) will, for a fee, set you up with an organisation in Guatemala which needs a volunteer. They also can arrange a home stay, Spanish language classes, and other services.
Global Vision International (GVI), (PMG) run a number of volunteering programs around Guatemala with indigenous communities. They include home stay, Spanish language classes, and other services.
Asociacion La Alianza Guatemala welcomes enquiries from potential volunteers who want to help provide care and assistance to, and protect the human rights of, the children and adolescents who live on the streets of Latin America.
Safe Passage/Camino Seguro welcomes enquiries from potential volunteers who want to empower the poorest at risk children whose families make their living at Guatemala's garbage dump by creating opportunities for fostering dignity via the power of education.
Some schools organise social projects as well. See, for example, the Guate Spanish school's entry under Quetzaltenango.
Entremundos is said to organize local NGOs.
CARE is said to organise volunteer projects in Guatemala .
PID (Partners In Development) is a non-profit organization that works to help the extreme poor of Guatemala. They build houses for families, provide small business loans, and offer sponsorship programs for children in need .
En Mi Salsa is a Dutch Foundation that focuses on development of rural women and their children. They support women’s handicraft cooperative Ut'z Bat'z in Chichicastenango and offer scholarships to poor children. Volunteers are needed. They also arrange your Spanish language classes, home stay, volunteer work, local tours.
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