Thursday, November 27, 2008

Non Profit Organizations around Lake Atitlan

A great website with a lot of info, which lists a few of the myriad of non profit organizations around Lake Atitlan:

www.atitlanresource.com/nonprofit.htm

Non Profit Organizations

Pura Vida
To promote environmental consciousness among the indigenous villages of Guatemala, in order to curb the contamination of air, soil and water, promote healthier living conditions, and preserve the beauty of the land.
La Cambalacha
La Cambalacha is a cultural project that operates as a permanent creativity workshop for the... Instruction, exhibition, production and exchange of the different forms of creative expression...
Calacirya
The mission of Calacirya Foundation is to assist in bettering the lives of impoverished indigenous people while promoting greater understanding between peoples of different cultures.
Luna Kaqchiquel
Our objective is to motivate women to elevate socially so they can be equal with men; trying, with time, to create a social awareness that will bring them to hold relevant roles within the community.
Foundation for Balance and Harmony
We are working in the Guatemalan School System to enhance the learning abilities of the students through Kinesiology and Brain Gym.
Foundation for Balance and Harmony
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Globally Minded Works

Globally Minded Works, Inc. is a social enterprise, committed to strengthening communities in Guatemala one person, one child at a time. We are a forward thinking social enterprise committed to global economic change through education, economic and social development.

Clinica Naturista
CLINICAS MAYA provides the full scope of healthcare and education that moves the community towards developing a broad range of healthcare and educational services.

Xela

Primeros Pasos

At Primeros Pasos, we work hand in hand to offer quality and affordable healthcare and health education to the underserved communities of the Palajunoj valley just outside of Quetzaltenango, a small city in the Western Highlands of Guatemala.

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Panajachel, Lake Atitlan, Guatemala

Panajachel, Lake Atitlan, Guatemala
View of Lake Atitlan and volcano from my apartment balcony in Panajachel. Taken by Catherine Todd June 2008.