Humans in Action is partnering with several non-profit organizations to provide assistance to rural Guatemala. As of May 15, the HiA initiative has provided 15,000 masks as well as food assistance to over 5,000 people in areas of need.
MAIA unlocks and maximizes the potential of young women to lead transformational change. Learn more here.
MAIA and Humans in Action have been working together on several fronts. Unemployed family members of MAIA girls have been hired to sort fabric remnants and cut pieces for making masks. In addition, Humans in Action has donated to MAIA to provide a month of food to 1,500 people. Through a buy-1, donate-3 promotion MAIA has generated donations of almost 4,000 masks for their families.
The Women’s Justice Initiative (WJI) improves the lives of indigenous Guatemalan women and girls through education, access to legal services, and gender-based violence prevention. Learn more here.
Humans in Action is working with WJI to provide food baskets to families in Patzun, one of the areas hardest hit by the repercussions of the pandemic. WJI is also donating Humans in Action masks with distancing language to their families, and through a buy-1, donate-3 promotion WJI has generated donations of more than 2,500 additional masks.
WINGS Guatemala provides quality reproductive health education and services to under-served, primarily rural Guatemalan youth, women, and men. It takes a holistic approach to reproductive health that recognizes the diverse barriers to exercising rights and engages community members to secure reproductive rights and bring their voices to the forefront of the decision-making process. Learn more here.
The Humans in Action network has made 1,500 masks for WINGS, and donated several hundred more.
More than half of Guatemalans speak a Mayan language, but the healthcare system in Guatemala does not serve them. Maya Health Alliance works to provide quality healthcare to these people in their language. Learn more here.
Humans in Action has made 1,000 masks for Maya Health Alliance, and through a buy-1, donate-3 promotion has donated almost 600 more.
From Houses to Homes is a grassroots organization providing sustainable housing, along with access to health care and education in Guatemala. Learn more here.
Humans in Action has donated to From Houses to Homes to provide food baskets for their families, some of whom are sewers in the network. In addition, through a buy-1, donate-3 promotion From Houses to Homes has generated donations of almost 1,500 masks.