The Manabi Association seeks to broaden and improve the employment outlook of women from neighborhoods in zone 7 of Guatemala City.
Guatemala, which means “place of many trees” in náhuatl, is especially rural, and devoted to its autochthonous culture and Mayan heritage. Between 1960 and 1996 it endured a long civil war, known as the “Internal Armed Conflict” which left more than 200,000 victims. Fundación MAPFRE supports a project in Guatemala which benefits 1,300 people.
Through its “Pueblo de Niños” project, “Casa Guatemala” provides a home, and health care and nutritional and educational attention to 500 people in vulnerable situations in Río Dulce, Guatemala.
The Asociación Manabí is working on a project offering vocational training and the creation of microenterprises to 40 marginalized women who are victims of extreme poverty and domestic and social violence.
Through its “Pueblo de Niños en Río Dulce” community, Casa Guatemala provides a home, and medical, nutritional and educational attention to deprived boys and girls in Guatemala.
Casa Guatemala provides medical, nutritional and educational attention to cover the basic needs of 1,300 boys and girls residing in the isolated area of Río Dulce. Thanks to this attention, the young ones will be prepared to face their future.