New roof for 150 scholars in Covadonga Guatemala

by Fundacion Herencia Viva Vetted since 2018


Living Heritage will be replacing 375sf of roofing for 150 elementary students of the forgotten community of Covadonga Guatemala. The actual roof was built by the parents many years ago without any help. Living on the outskirts of big plantations people don't have access to basic health and education services for their families. We will avoid the current danger that the students are facing if the roof collapses by providing a safe environment for the students to pursue their education

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The students at the school of Covadonga are currently taking classes under the shade of a tree, they are all in danger and at risk because the roof is about to fall. Although they are eager to go to school every day the conditions and ambiance of the school are not adequate for them to successfully learn.


With a new roof for the school the children will be safe. The classrooms will be more adequate and comfortable for the students.

Long-Term Impact

The new roof of the school will allow 150 students and hundreds of kids from future generations to have access to suitable classrooms. The community of Covadonga has very limited communal facilities. The school being the only formal buiding in the whole village. The classrooms will eventually serve other purposes, like meetings, temporary clinics, others which will benefit a community of over 900 people.

Additional Documentation

This project has provided additional documentation in a XLSX file (projdoc.xlsx).


Volunteer Team helping to improve Covadonga
Classrooms serving as temporary clinic

Organization Information

Fundacion Herencia Viva

Location: Quetzaltenango - Guatemala
Website: http:/​/​
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Twitter: @fhviva
Project Leader:
Carla Gonzalez
Quetzaltenango, Quetzaltenango Guatemala

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