Each year, members from the International Resource Development team take two weeks to visit different corners of the United States to thank Habitat affiliates for their tithing support. Our hope with these trips is to connect the affiliates closely to the work going on in Guatemala and to give them tangible numbers about how their […]
Daneilia is Jamaican-born, raised in the US and now living in Guatemala. If there’s one thing that’s obvious the moment you meet her—she is always smiling, quintessential of her Jamaican culture. She recently joined our team in the National Office at Habitat Guatemala in our International Resources Department because she is passionate about our work […]
On the outskirts of San Pedro Las Huertas, a town located 4 kms from Antigua, Guatemala, there is a small community of families living in extreme poverty. When Habitat Guatemala visited the families, we realized their need for a Healthy Home Kit: a smokeless stove, a sanitary latrine, and a water filter. For 25 of these families, […]
This project started as a way to support the residents of the village of Chichim, in the municipality of Todos los Santos Cuchumatán, Huehuetenango, who are facing extreme poverty and lacking of basic services. The community mainly dedicates to potato and corn harvesting as a way to earn a living. Previously, Habitat Guatemala worked on […]
We are celebrating 40 years of Habitat for Humanity in Guatemala! To reminisce on all that we have been able to achieve since our doors opened, we want to share ten top facts about our history. Three years after Linda & Millard Fuller founded Habitat for Humanity International, Habitat started operations in Guatemala in 1979. […]
Celia Enriquez has been a part of the Habitat for Humanity Guatemala (HFHG) family for more than 8 years. Recently, Celia has taken on the position of Donor Relations Officer and we sat down to ask her about her HFHG experience. Why Habitat Guatemala? Putting into words what it means to work for Habitat Guatemala […]
We started a small project which consists in the implementation of vinyl covers on their walls and transparent roofing materials in order to combat the cold and other weather variations, giving a new use to vinyl covers that have been donated to us.
Muy Útil started in Guatemala on 2,000 providing Guatemalan families with world class water filters on affordable prices. Habitat Guatemala and Muy Útil started working together on 2012 to provide a better quality of life to Guatemalan families. This alliance has benefited more than 10,000 families till today. The consumption of polluted water is one […]
WHAT IS THE VULNERABLE FAMILIES FUND? In 2017, Habitat Guatemala launched a campaign to help serve the most vulnerable families living in extreme poverty in Guatemala. These families would not otherwise be eligible to own a Habitat home due to their low levels of income, but are in difficult circumstances that Habitat Guatemala can improve. […]
#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving. In Guatemala more than 1.8 million Guatemalans do not have an adequate house to call their own. That is why for this year’s #GivingTuesday, Habitat for Humanity Guatemala is planning to support some of the families who are affected by the housing deficit.