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You can give the gift of health. Donate $45 today for one filter and training.



      Poverty is palpable in the Guatemala village

of Nimasac. You can almost taste it because the water is contaminated. 

     The town only got running water three years ago. Now it's time to get that water purified to keep diseases at bay; getting sick from bacteria and amoebas is not uncommon. A clinic offered

a few years ago demonstrated that people were dehydrated, not drinking enough water.

     Families are receiving classes to show them how to use the water filter correctly and to teach them daily practices for good health. This begins 


with a train-the-trainers program for the whole village. Four hundred families have signed up to receive a filter and education; each family will contribute 10% of the cost.

Our Vision & Commitment

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Esperanza de Guatemala's work is  changing lives.  Our nonprofit provides a holistic approach to solving the challenges brought about by extreme poverty in the Guatemalan Highlands.  We partner with local communities to empower these communities and individuals to create opportunities to thrive.  Read on to find out

What We Do.

Education & Literacy

From scholarships, to supporting the local school, to promoting the importance of education and literacy, Esperanza de Guatemala's work is making a positive difference in the lives of rural Guatemalans.

Health & Well-being

Lack of clean water, widespread malnutrition, inadequate local healthcare and more contribute to the need for better health. We're working with our partners to improve this situation in the Guatemalan highlands.

Economic Development 

The rural economy is focused on subsistence farming with little opportunity to learn skills for production, service, or business. Small steps to offer more opportunities are underway and will grow as the future unfolds.

Be the change you want to see in the world.

Mahatma Ghandi

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