18 and Counting: Habitat Guatemala Adds Santa Rosa Affiliate

This past July, Habitat for Humanity Guatemala expanded its operations even further. The Jutiapa Affiliate split into two offices, allowing a new branch to open in Santa Rosa. With this move, Habitat Guatemala officially has 18 fully functioning affiliates working throughout the country’s 22 departments.

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Keeping Up With Change

Guatemalan families living in extreme poverty, or under $2.00 per day, are more threatened by natural disasters than any other demographic group. Most families work in agriculture and are highly dependent on the success of their crops. However, in years where extreme drought or flooding impact the year’s harvest, their very livelihood is thrown into uncertainty.

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Breaking Ground With Solid Ground

On June 19, 2017, Habitat for Humanity Guatemala staff gathered from around the country to talk about their commitment to Habitat for Humanity’s newest global advocacy campaign: Solid Ground.

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Habitat Guatemala Goes International

In late March, Habitat for Humanity Guatemala participated in the Habitat for Humanity International Conference in Atlanta, Georgia. For the first time since 2001, over 2,500 attendees from 1,000 USA affiliates and 50 global affiliates regrouped for a week of learning and engagement.

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The Power of Global Village

The power of Global Village is relationships like the one of Lacey and William. Families of different countries and languages united by the power of homeownership.

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Solution 85,001: Completed in Memorium

The crew worked tirelessly. Throughout the day, they passed concrete into the new houses, stacked blocks, and tied rebar after rebar.

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Give the gift of fresh air on #GivingTuesday

  Most of us are familiar with the tradition of “Black Friday.” This day, which falls the Friday after Thanksgiving, is often filled with visuals of frenzied shoppers zig zagging through mall shops with family members in tow, hoping to pinpoint the perfect deal for that perfect holiday gift. But how many of us know […]

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Q&A with Renaud Cuchet: “Not only theory, there has to be action”

A Q&A with our new President of the Board gives insight into Habitat Guatemala’s vision and future.

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Living in an Adobe House

Adobe may be cheap, but it leaves homeowners clouded with worry that it will collapse.

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A Full Week as a Volunteer

The St. Louis College of Pharmacy came to Guatemala on a special trip that counted for college credits. Want to know what a trip is like? Check it out!

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