Many villages that populate the mountainous areas of NW Guatemala are continually faced with a daily struggle to get water for survival. Since most village locations were based on available land, and not by... read more
Hands For Peacemaking partakes in many different projects, each aimed at helping people lift themselves out of poverty. Each project represents a partnership between the village elders and Hands For Peacemaking Staff, an extensive review process, and a contract signed by Hands For Peacemaking and the villagers. Select from the list of projects below to see how Hands For Peacemaking is partnering with villagers to make a brighter tomorrow.
One of the leading causes of illness, injury and death among the villagers of the Barillas area relates to the breathing of smoke inside the village huts from the open fires used for cooking and heat.
The... read more