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Phone: 617-447-3034
PO Box 91
% Russell Rohloff

Vermont 05032
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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

Programs: Child Nutrition
Clean Water
Language Revitalization
Rural Health Services
Women's Health
Prenatal Care

The NGO Wuqu’ Kawoq is committed to facilitating excellence and linguistic competence in medical care delivery in the indigenous highlands of Guatemala. There are currently few medical programs in Guatemala that provide care or educational in indigenous Mayan languages. We believe that the provision of first language services is the first step toward excellent care.

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.
We have especially developed expertise in the areas of child malnutrition treatment and prevention, maternal-child health programs, diabetes and chronic disease management,

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there is no other substantial healthcare program in Guatemala that addresses medical needs in Maya languages. we know that our gifts go directly to the individuals and have seen a major difference in the lives of the communities WK serves... more »
As a donor I am happiest about their impact on early childhood and women's health. Their exucation campaign is inspiring. Their facebook updated help me understabd exactly whet their doing and personalize their efforts by providing pictures of classes, heath care checks and villagers... more »
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