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Creamos

Org #34665
Vetted since 2016 Top Ranked Effective Nonprofit Staff Favorite
2014
year founded
$125,732
raised on GlobalGiving
4
years fundraising
1
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

We aim to provide opportunities for women living in the communities surrounding the Guatemala City Garbage Dump (GCGD). Our goal is to improve their lives through various income-generating and welfare initiatives that foster self-esteem, physical health and financial independence. These services address the structural factors that contribute to the fear and oppression that the women of the GCGD regularly experience. In a culture where women are silenced and instilled with fear, Creamos creates a space where women are heard and exercise self-determination through education, solidarity, creativity and leadership opportunities. To understand why our work is so important, it is crucial to f... read more

Project Leaders
Ilusion Farias
Ilusion Farias
Hannah Sklar
Hannah Sklar
Paola Ramierez
Paola Ramierez
Team
Felix Pindado, Hannah J Sklar
Organization Information
6 avenida 11-95
zona 7
Guatemala City, Guatemala Does not exist
Guatemala
+(502) 5401-7778
Organization Information
6 avenida 11-95
zona 7
Guatemala City, Guatemala Does not exist
Guatemala
+(502) 5401-7778

Project Reports

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Sep 8, 2020
Adult Education from a Distance
As schools all over the world struggle with re-entry plans for their students, we're reminded of how much we miss in-person learning with ours. With just over two months left in the Guatemalan school...
May 12, 2020
Unpredictable Times Call for Creative Solutions
Unpredictable times call for creative solutions, and our Sewing Team has risen to the challenge. Last week, they returned to their workshop (under strict distancing protocols) to begin producing...
Jan 13, 2020
A New Place to Learn
With the new year comes a new and exciting program for Creamos - Adult Education! This month marks the transition of the Adult Education program from Safe Passage (our sister organization) to Creamos....
 
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