Proyecto Corazon De Los Ninos Antigua, Guatemala
Guatemala is a beautiful, colonial country.But, it isverypoor.
But, Corazon is working to understandand help to alleviate the problems of thenative people. Here the director talks to acouncil member in a small village abouttheir most pressing needs.
Corazon provides these services:A steady source of nutrition. This is the government mandated menu for preschoolers.
Education. There is free public education in Guatemala, but not all children attend. At one school the numbers are written in: Spanish Mayan English with numerals Arabic Mayan Roman
Health & wellness: One way to reinforce good health habits is during the school day.
Basic health services. Corazon, through an agreement with the government, is able to offer medicines for 80% less than in traditional pharmacies.
Financial. Corazon works with the families of eligible children to teach basic fiscal management. People who live hear pay back part of the price of their home over time.
Corazon: has and maintains an annual plan works with the leaders of a community to identify need works with 22 communities in their service area focuses on programs for: health education microcredit (i.e., fiscal management on the family level)
San Miguel Milpas AltasThey received: bathrooms in theschool cooking facilitiesfor the schoolThey need: clean water (i.e., a tank) health care closerthan a 3 hour
San Antonio Aguas Calientes They have: a school, playground, and basketball court. They need: funding for preschool more funding for the special ed room
San Miguel Dueno They need: Preschools and housing.A home like this can be built for $7,000, and is more than they could afford without Corazon.
$20 per month buys a child and thefamily all services offered byCorazon.Let’s not turn out backs.