What it feels like to build a school for the kids in Guatemala

Guatemala

BRIDGING THE GAP BETWEEN THE HAVES AND THE HAVE-NOTS Fondo Unido or United Way is a conglomerate both in Guatemala and internationally that helps other, smaller NGOs. Founded in October 2001, the organization has successfully managed to become an indispensable link between the communities that are in desperate need of help and the organizations and […]

Folklores turning into story books by local Guatemalan artists

60% of Guatemalans are of Mayan descent, comprising over 20 ethnic groups, speaking 22 languages in addition to Spanish. In recognition of this, The Riecken Foundation spearheaded a project to preserve and promote the unique stories and languages of this heritage. In 2000, illustrator Susan Riecken and social entrepreneur Allen Anderson established The Riecken Foundation […]