Guatemala City Garbage Dump Water Filters Project – Part 3

Guatemala City Garbage Dump Water Filters Project – Part 3

This is a follow-up to two great projects completed in recent years in partnership with Safe Passage, a nonprofit operating in Guatemala City, to provide for the clean water needs of those living and working in Central America’s largest landfill, the Guatemala City...
Unión Cantinil Reforestation Project – Guatemala

Unión Cantinil Reforestation Project – Guatemala

Location Unión Cantinil, Huehuetenango, Guatemala Community Description Unión Cantinil is a newly-minted municipality located deep in the highlands in Northern Huehuetenango. Formed as a union five years ago between two largely ignored villages, they have for the...
Conclusion of Unión Cantinil Reforestation Project – Guatemala

Conclusion of Unión Cantinil Reforestation Project – Guatemala

This project has been completed under the direction of Peace Corps Volunteer Erik Benoist. To read about the beginning of the project, CLICK HERE. The project was to reforest large areas around springs which have been deforested in order to protect the water supply....
Conclusion of EORM Xoljoc Handwashing Station Project – Guatemala

Conclusion of EORM Xoljoc Handwashing Station Project – Guatemala

This project has been completed under the direction of Peace Corps Volunteer Daniel Landeros. To read about the beginning of the project, CLICK HERE. The project was to build a handwashing station at the school. Daniel reports: EORM Xoljoc parents’ committee was...
EORM Xoljoc Handwashing Station Project – Guatemala

EORM Xoljoc Handwashing Station Project – Guatemala

Location Paraje Xoljoc, Aldea Pitzal, Momostenango, Totonicapan  Community Description Paraje Xoljoc is located off of the Inter-American Highway on Km 210 heading towards Huehuetenango. It consists of approximately 1,000 inhabitants. The native language is known as...
El Llano PAIN Handwashing Station Project – Guatemala

El Llano PAIN Handwashing Station Project – Guatemala

Location El Llano, Patzun, Chimaltenango, Guatemala Community Description El Llano is a small village with a population of around 600 people located 2.5 km from the town of Patzún. The population is 99% indigenous and people primarily speak the Mayan language of...