Partnerships

Mayanza

Our mission is to improve the health of school children in Guatemala through health screenings and education.

Natik

Natik confronts the education and economic disparities of marginalized Mayan communities by funding and advising grassroots organizations.

Teachers2Teachers Global

Our mission is to revolutionize teacher support, professional development, and STEM education resources, creating engaged educators and students worldwide.

The Sparks Foundation

The goal of The Sparks Foundation is not to replace the existing public school system, but to supplement it in ways that will encourage participation and promote educational success for the children of Santiago Atitlán, Guatemala. We partner with communities to create opportunity.

Angelika Bauer

Angelika Bauer has been hosting children’s art workshops at La Puerta Abierta for the past ten years. Born in Germany, Angelika has been living in Santiago for over twenty- five years and her paintings and drawings are celebrated in Guatemala and abroad. Angelika inspires our students to explore creative art techniques while teaching our students about abstract art and color combinations. Local students have been revealing great artistic potential by using oil pastels as their medium.

PEG Partners

PEG Partners is an all-volunteer U.S.-based non-profit organization working in partnership with underfunded schools and libraries in Guatemala. PEG supports over a dozen schools and libraries in projects to expand their buildings, book holdings, classrooms, teachers’ salaries and infrastructure.

Amigos de Santa Cruz

AMIGOS DE SANTA CRUZ works to improve the lives of the indigenous people of Santa Cruz and surrounding villages through education and sustainable economic empowerment.

Great Expectations Preschool

Great Expectations Preschool is a warm and nurturing, child-centered environment where children are encouraged to explore, wonder, and discover in a hands-on manner.  Each child is regarded as a unique individual with his or her own ideas, interests and abilities.  Respect and appreciation for oneself and others is fostered in this inclusive environment. WE are located in Arlington, MA.

Chavitos Nature School

Chavitos Nature school is a bilingual nature immersion school located in Tacoma, Washington on almost an acre of native land. As an entirely outdoor education program, we are committed to 100% outdoor nature immersion, interest-led flow learning, emergent curriculum, and inquiry-based teaching.

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