WUQU KAWOQ SA
Target demographics: Kaqchikel and K'ichee' speaking indigenous communities in Guatemala.
Direct beneficiaries per year: 15,000
Someone who had 3 hours of volunteer time could: We do not currently have opening for short-term volunteers. However, we do take long-term volunteers on a case-by-case basis.
Geographic areas served: Guatemala
We cultivate partnerships and fund targeted projects at the intersection of indigenous language rights, literacy, and the provision of medical care. Such projects include: primary care systems development, support for indigenous community health workers, dissemination of written medical resources in indigenous Mayan languages, and literacy and continuing-education training for community health practioners.