Healthcare Success Stories

Fighting Hunger during a Pandemic


Thanks to the Rotary District 5220, 262 families will have food during this pandemic in Zacualpa, el Quiché, Guatemala.  Due to the shelter in place and strict curfews, people cannot work. These hard workers work today to buy food for tomorrow. There is not such concept as a food pantry in Guatemala.  People work today to buy tomorrow’s food.

Welcome Rosaura!


Amigos de Guatemala welcomes our new partner who will be managing the day to day activities such as working with the scholarship students as well as any projects we are working on.  Her name is Rosaura Guadalupe Zacarías Chanchavac. She is from the department of Quiché, Guatemala and lives in Zacualpa.  She promises to take on this job with great responsibility, honesty, punctuality and above all with a lot of interest.  Rosaura did her university internship at ADIZ.  She has also been an elementary school teacher.  She continued her studies at the University and graduated as a teacher of secondary education and recently complete her education in Educational Administration.

Happy Holidays from Amigos de Guatemala and ADIZ!

This is the time of year of reflecting and giving thanks to all of our amigos. From new students to training indigenous midwives and medical professionals through our partnership with Project CURE to our recent graduates, 2017 has been an exciting year.  None of this would happen without our sponsors and supporters.  Muchisimas gracias.  Plese continue to spread the word.