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Community Training Center

by Asociacion Passion
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Summary

We are in the process of constructing and equipping an ADDITIONAL community center for the youth and mothers of the 35,000 person village of Chivoc that have overcome chronic malnutrition and could otherwise be victims of human trafficking. This project will initially serve 600 mothers and children in a center that includes a kitchen, bakery, confectionery, hair salon, carpentry, tool shop, medical center, and technology center for the training and the benefit of this disenfranchised community.

$867
total raised
12
donors
0
monthly donors
9
months

Challenge

Guatemala is one of the poorest nations on earth, with 52% of children under 5 suffering from chronic malnutrition and only 4 out of 10 children who begin school complete it. Passion currently operates one and is constructing a new Center in the village of Chivoc, where these problems are particularly acute. This project expands on our proven successes and recognition in order to continue our mission addressing the core issues of poverty, vulnerability, & lack of human development in Guatemala.

Solution

Passion views malnutrition as one of many parts of a complex cycle that contributes to pervasive poverty and vulnerability. The Center for Technical Training and Productivity provides children and their mothers with the education and tools needed to break this cycle. Through cooking classes, literacy and tech-literacy courses and more, we provide a platform for one of the world's poorest communities to create an enhanced quality of life today and the foundation for a better future.

Long-Term Impact

To stop extreme poverty requires projects of intervention. The skills and attention received at our Center prevent cycles of malnutrition, lack of education, and inability to participate in a productive economy that lead to ingrained poverty and systemic vulnerability. This Center will serve as a focal point for understanding the complexity of poverty, addressing its myriad issues, and graduating classes that have a vastly better chance at enhancing their future than they otherwise would.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a PDF file (projdoc.pdf).

Resources

http:/​/​www.passionguate.org/​
Frequent updates on the community center
Frequent photos of the community center's progress

Organization Information

Asociacion Passion

Location: San Juan Sacatepequez - Guatemala
Website:
Facebook: Facebook Page
Twitter: @Passion_Guate
Project Leader:
Mark Arellano
San Juan Sacatepequez, Guatemala

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