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Creamos

Org #34665
Vetted since 2016 Staff Favorite
2014
year founded
$66,089
raised on GlobalGiving
2
years fundraising
1
projects funded

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
Team
Felix Pindado, Hannah J Sklar
Organization Information
Facebook Page
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6 avenida 11-95
zona 7
Guatemala City, Guatemala Does not exist
Guatemala
+(502) 5401-7778

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE# 0007206762
Organization Information
Facebook Page
Twitter Profile
6 avenida 11-95
zona 7
Guatemala City, Guatemala Does not exist
Guatemala
+(502) 5401-7778

Bridge Registry   BRIDGE# 0007206762

Project Reports

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Oct 24, 2018
A Decade of Leadership to Come
Creamos’ mission is to create long-term financial, emotional and educational opportunities for the local women and families in the community surrounding the Guatemala City Garbage Dump. For the...
Jul 25, 2018
The Quest for Financial Freedom
I want to buy my child a new pair of shoes. I don’t want to be dependent on anyone else’s’ income. I need to buy medicine. I want to go back and study. When asked the question...
Apr 25, 2018
A year ago...
In this past month, our organization passed the one-year anniversary of the devastating fire that burned down our sewing workshop. Despite all of the machinery and material we lost, the Creamos team...
 
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