Creamos

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...
New lives for 124 women of the Guatemala City Dump
by Creamos
 
We provide economic opportunity and a safe space for women who live and work around the Guatemala City Garbage Dump. Our income-generating program offers stable employment outside of the dangerous and dirty job of harvesting trash to resell, while our supportive services address the significant social and emotional challenges the women face. By fostering hope, solidarity and education in an environment of huge gender inequality and violence, we believe an alternative female reality is possible. project reportread updates from the field
 
   

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