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.
In 2017, alongside América Solidaria Foundation Habitat for Humanity Guatemala, implemented its Family Gardens Project in Calanté. Our aim is to contribute to food and nutritional assurance, through the strengthening of productive, nutritional and social capacities of the community.
Habitat for Humanity Guatemala is proud to announce the launch of a fundraising campaign in joint partnership with Sky Zone Franchise Group, LLC to raise funds for the families affected by the Fuego Volcano eruption.
“I look out at the town and see so many houses with smoke coming out of the chimneys!”, says Margarita Chocon. One year ago, this wasn’t the case in El Rejón, the community where Margarita lives.