Help Us Keep 500 Guatemalan Children Healthy! Our cook serving lunch. 10th Anniversary celebration at the school. Grade 5 classroom

Los Patojos, Dreams & Ideas in Action

Org #39555
Vetted since 2017 Site Visit Verified
2006
year founded
$162,671
raised on GlobalGiving
4
years fundraising
0
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

Los Patojos was created to give hope and dignity to the children and youth of Jocotenango. Our purpose is to prevent our children and youth from falling into lives of despair, poverty and violence. We are working toward this objective by being agents of change, using dialogue to resolve problems, rather than violence. We address the various issues these children face by engaging them in fine arts, journalism, ballet, break dancing, photography and music lessons. Through these activities their self-confidence, their pride and their hope for a better future grows incredibly. They learn valuable life skills, such as perseverance, team co-operation and dignity. They know they can aspire to ach... read more

Projects (2)

Project Leaders
Donna Jepson
Donna Jepson
Juan Romero Fuentes
Juan Romero Fuentes
Misla Barco
Misla Barco
Thais Arriola
Thais Arriola
Team
Juan Pablo Romero Fuentes, Sergio Sul, Marvin Rosales
Organization Information
Callejon Los Patojos
Colonia El Nance #28
Jocotenango, 502
Guatemala
502 4072 9798
Organization Information
Callejon Los Patojos
Colonia El Nance #28
Jocotenango, 502
Guatemala
502 4072 9798

Project Reports

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work. Here are some of their recent updates:

Mar 21, 2022
Wellness Program
THANKS TO EACH DONOR, OUR WELLNESS PROGRAM IS ALREADY PRODUCING RESULTS. Because of your generosity we were able to hire a psychologist and she has initiated our Wellness Program. She began with a...
Feb 7, 2022
We Are Back in Action
WE ARE BACK IN ACTION!!! Our school is open to in-person classes, we managed to organize all of our students in groups, so they can come twice per week to participate in all of the activities we...
Oct 13, 2021
Reestablishing In-Person Activities
WE ARE SENDING YOU GREETINGS FROM GUATEMALA We are very excited that our academies for extracurricular activities are getting stronger than ever. Since we are not allowed to have all of our students...
 
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