What we do
We promote the development of low-income sectors from the Republic of Guatemala, through innovative programs that, avoiding patriarchy, guarantee a consistent improvement in the quality of life.
How we work
Under a sustainable development framework, we seek to eradicate poverty in Guatemala through strategies sustained on values of equality, honesty, freedom, excellence, respect for dignity and democracy.
Where we work
Our area of action is the Central Highlands, North and South West of Guatemala, which represent the higher levels of poverty and extreme poverty from our country.
Who we are
We are a privately owned, non-profit, apolitical foundation that aims to promote activities for low-income communities.
Contributes to the access to integral training programs for low-income high-risk population specially children and women in order to contribute to their overall development.
Generates a culture of disease prevention and self treatment as basic elements for human development.
Provides credit, training and advice to owners of small entrepreneur-owned companies, offering an alternative of economical and personal growth.
Seeks to strengthen the productive and entrepreneurial capacity of the handcrafts and organized production sectors that have low competitive levels.
Through innovative agriculture projects, it provides training and technical assistance, as tools to contribute to poverty reduction.
Contributes to reduce poverty and environmental vulnerability in rural communities of Guatemala, through the sustainable management of renewable natural resources.
assisted in 2021
of FUNDAP in Guatemala
are part of FUNDAP’s Team
FUNDAP works through different “strategic avenues” to fulfill its
global institutional challenges.
“Sometimes we have to go out of our way, but we must never forget where we want to go”.
GLADIS STEPHANI GAMBOA CAMEL, EDUCATION PROGRAM
Thanks to the nutritional supplement and the medical check-up, Diego has gained weight, height, and leveled his standards, in addition to greatly improving his motor skills.
LUCÍA VÁSQUEZ DIEGO, HEALTHCARE PROGRAM
Amelia is very grateful to FUNDAP because the support and good work have been vital in achieving her dreams.
AMELIA LÓPEZ, MICROCREDIT PROGRAM
“This helps fulfill my dream, because in the future I want to be a weaving teacher to teach others”.
WERNER PAXTOR, HANDICRAFT PROGRAM.
The process of training and experience of María has had an impact on her community and, on a personal level, she managed to implement new agricultural production techniques and diversify her production.
MARÍA CANDELARIA VELÁSQUEZ MÉNDEZ, AGRICULTURAL PROGRAM
“All of this has been of great benefit, since I have been able to generate economic income, helping my family to sustain itself and improving our quality of life”.
ROSA TORRES HERRERA, ENVIRONMENTAL PROGRAM