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Volunteer NGO Organizations in Antigua and Guatemala

Volunteer NGO Opportunities in Antigua & Guatemala


There are numerous venues and opportunities for volunteers in Guatemala, a variety of NGO organizations offer volunteer opportunities in the areas of education, housing, family-planning, health care, etc. - consider making a difference in the lives of others during your visit to this beautiful country in Central America. Browse through the non-profit/NGO websites below to find a good fit.

Volunteers needed in Antigua Guatemala
Common Hope promotes hope and opportunity in Guatemala, partnering with children, families, and communities who want to participate in a process of development to improve their lives through education, health care, and housing.

CasaSito
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CasaSito increases educational opportunities so that those living in poverty can attend school, receive quality instruction, and obtain the skills they need to improve their lives.

UnMarked Streets -
Unmarked Streets is a non-profit organization in Guatemala that works with women by providing them with opportunities to help them achieve economic independence. Through training and education, UnMarked Streets creates pathways to help women lift themselves, and their families, out of poverty.

Safe Passage -
Safe Passage works to bring hope, education, and opportunity to the children and families living in extreme poverty around Guatermala City's garbage dump. The program serves about 600 children, ranging in age from 2 to 21 years, and 100 mothers coming from nearly 300 families in the surrounding neighborhoods.


Niños de Guatemala
Niños de Guatemala is a nonprofit organization working to break the cycle of poverty in Guatemala by providing quality education to those who need it most. Since being founded in 2006, they have opened two primary schools, Nuestro Futuro and El Porvenir, which now serve more than three hundred Guatemalan children from low-income families...


Education for the Children Foundation
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An international NGO based in Guatemala that runs the School of Hope, a Primary and Secondary School that educates 475 children and supports another 180 further education students. We work with disadvantaged children and their families to break the cycle of poverty through education and empowerment.

 
Hermano Pedro's Hospital -
Obras Sociales del Hermano Pedro is a large charity hospital with orphanage and senior citizens home in the center of Antigua. They provide medical services to the poor who do not have the resources to pay for medical treatment.

EducArte -
EducArte is a guatemalan non-governmental organization which has devoted itself since 2002 to the guiding principle “social justice by the means of education and art.”

Cipecadi -
Cipecadi is an organization in Jocotenango, about 10 minutes by bus from Antigua. Cipecadi works with children with physical and mental disabilities, mostly from poor families that could not afford therapy otherwise.

Constru Casa -
Constru Casa is a non-profit organization offering basic housing to families living in extreme poverty in Guatemala. Constru Casa always works in collaboration with local social organizations to identify and select families of exceptional need.

Niños del Lago -
Niños del Lago, (Children of the Lake) works to transform the lives of at-risk Guatemalan children through mentoring, educational, and inspirational programs that build character, resilience and leadership, one child at a time.


Friendship Bridge - Friendship Bridge is a nonprofit-organization that empowers impoverished Guatemalan women to create a better future for themselves, their children and their communities through micro-finance and education. Friendship Bridge works primarily with indigenous populations in rural areas where the rate of poverty in Guatemala is the highest.

Wings -
WINGS creates opportunities for Guatemalan families to improve their lives through family planning education and access to reproductive health services.

Los Ninos -
Los Niños goals are to facilitate educational projects, and to increase the independence and self-supporting abilities of the poorest children and their families.