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Creamos

Org #34665
Vetted since 2016 Staff Favorite
2014
year founded
$177,698
raised on GlobalGiving
5
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
Sara Ritchie
Sara Ritchie
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 1, 2021
Creamos Community Health Promotors
Many elements of Creamos, like much of Guatemala, continue to operate in virtual spaces when possible as infection rates recently peaked at the end of August with the increasing presence of the more...
Jul 19, 2021
Eva & Karina
One of Creamos’ core values is solidarity. In a community where people are forced to resort to an individualist mentality, we strive to create opportunities and environments where women can come...
May 6, 2021
Launching: IPV and GBV Prevention Program
As we approach Mother's Day, it's time to celebrate the importance of your ongoing support in the lives of mothers in the community surrounding the Guatemala City garbage dump.  Intake...
 
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