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Miguel Caac- Eta&Iota Response

In the community of Las Pavas, Chisec, Alta Verapaz, Miguel proudly welcomes us in his kitchen, alongside his wife and two children. Miguel works in agriculture in nearby fields, while his wife takes care of the household chores. During Eta/Iota storms, Las Pavas was very affected, due to severe flooding. “Water came from above, from […]

Olivia Chun – Eta&Iota Response

Olivia, her husband Arnoldo, and their daughter Maybelline (2), welcomed us to their new home renovation in the community of Mucbilha, Chisec, Alta Verapaz. Arnoldo works on nearby palm cultivation, while Olivia stays at home. The community of Mucbilha was severely damaged from the storms Eta and Iota. During the storms, the room the family […]

Gilberto Pop – Eta&Iota Response

Gilberto lives with his wife Carolina, and their five children, Horacio, Iris, Gudy, and baby in the community of Las Pavas, Alta Verapaz. While Gilberto works in agriculture, Carolina is a housewife. Like many communities in Alta Verapaz, Las Pavas was affected by the storms Eta and Iota. In the country, over 2 million people […]

María López – Hybrid House

  María, her husband Nicolás and their family have lived in a small room built from adobe blocks and a dirt floor for the last 26 years. They are the parents of ten children with five still living with them. María takes care of her children and occasionally works in agriculture and washing clothes.  With […]

Estela Colop – Hybrid House

For Estela and her three children – Cecilia, Eduardo and Clemente – having their own house was something they believed would be just a dream. A few years ago, Estela’s husband asked that she leave the home with the children. Estela and her children moved to her parents’ house and the family built a provisional […]

Juana Brito – Smokeless Stove CRS

In the community of Pulay, Chajul, Quiché, lives the family of Jacinto and Juana Brito. Jacinto works in agriculture while Juana takes care of the household chores and weaves traditional clothes.    Thanks to the support of Catholic Relief Services, Catalina was a beneficiary from the CLD Project, where Habitat Guatemala is providing assistance to […]

Catalina Raymundo – Smokeless Stove CRS

In the community of Pulay, Chajul, Quiché, lives the family of Catalina Raymundo. Catalina, her husband Andrés, and their two children have lived in this community for a long time. Andrés works as a taxi driver while Catalina takes care of the children and their home.   Thanks to the support of Catholic Relief Services, Catalina […]

María Hernández – Smokeless Stove CRS

María Hernández, her husband Juan, and their four children have lived in the community of Pulay, Quiché for their whole life. María cares for her house while her husband works in the fields nearby.   Thanks to the support of Catholic Relief Services, Catalina was a beneficiary from the CLD Project, where Habitat Guatemala is […]