Without safe and secure housing, it can be difficult for families in Guatemala to get ahead. Our housing project focuses on families in low-income areas.
In the poorest areas of highland Guatemala, improper building materials, a lack of appropriate resources, and unsustainable architectures turn houses to rubble in the blink of an eye. Many indigenous families live in makeshift homes that are constructed of nothing more than cornstalk or cardboard walls with dirt floors. Living in these conditions strips families of their dignity and hope, while fueling chronic health problems.