“From the profits of the candle project we also bought chickens and pigs, we raise them and then we sell them. I have been able to help my husband Juan Lorenzo with purchasing corn, beans, and sugar for our family.” Juana Tomas Pedro
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Teaching new skills

Hands For Peacemaking, through the help of generous donors, helps villagers start enterprises such as candlemaking.  Programs such as these help villagers lift themselves out of poverty.

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Teaching new skills

Work Week School Building

Wori Week teams from Marysville and South Everett-Mukilteo Rotaries travel to Guatemala to build schools each year.  They have been comming to rural Guatemala for years with one mission in mind, to help children get an education.

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Work Week School Building

Work Week Teams Install Aler Stoves

Work Week teams install hundreds of stoves in village homes.  A look at the ceiling of a hut tells the team just what the family has live with on a daily basis.  

Teams install hundreds of stoves each year helping the villagers be free from smoke as the high efficiency Aler stove pipes what smoke there is outside through the roof.

This reduces the amount of wood required and helps families avoid respiratory problems.

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Work Week Teams Install Aler Stoves

NEWS

4th Annual Dinner/Auction February 13, 2015

 

Our Dinner/Auction is scheduled for February 13, 2015

You will want to attend Hands For Peacemaking's 4th annual Dinner/Auction to be held at the Port of Everett Blue Heron Room at 1205 Craftman Way on... read more

Projects

  • Clean Air Stoves
  • School Facilities & Education
  • Micro Enterprise Projects
  • Safe Water Projects

Hands For Peacemaking works through a myriad of projects aimed at increasing the quality of life, health, and education for Guatemala’s poor.  Click here to learn more.