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Developing Our World is a not-for-profit organization that is running multiple leadership training programs in Guatemala, as part of which its founder, Miguel Torneire, trained a COCODE.
Developing Our World has taken a wonderful initiative to build houses for low-income families in Guatemala, and this will impact thousands of people in the country.
There are many children’s rights issues in Guatemala, and they need to be dealt with in urgency due to their severe nature and impact.
There are various problems in Guatemala’s education system, and a lot needs to be done to solve them. Measures are needed both on the government and private levels.
Guatemala enjoys a fair share of biodiversity. However, there has been considerable biodiversity loss that needs to be addressed at a national level. Some of the measures that can be taken are spreading awareness about the issue by implementing programs and policies on an inter-institutional and governmental level.
Disaster alleviation can be broken down into three multiple stages. Find out more...
The simplest definition of poverty is the lack of material possessions or income, which is often not enough to meet a person’s needs. However, this is one definition of poverty. Based on the book When Helping Hurts, Developing Our World uses a different definition.
Adopting a holistic approach towards community development is incredibly important in this day and age. Developing Our World is an organization that focused and invests heavily into holistic community development. Find out more why we take this approach.
Studies have found that volunteering can positively impact both your body and your mind. Developing Our World is here to tell you all about the different ways doing good in your community and abroad can do some good for yourself.
One of the major reasons for the poor economy and high crime rates is due to high unemployment rates, which are a result of lack of education and jobs. By creating jobs in a country with a poor economy, can help in creating a healthy community!
The world has shifted its focus from the basic building block of community development that are nuclear families. In communities such as Guatemala, nuclear families play an immensely important role in improving the social, cultural, and economic conditions of the country.
Leadership is one of the essential factors when it comes to strengthening a community. When it comes to improving the lives of people in a rural community, Developing Our World assures that leadership is an indispensable element.
Holistic approach in community development is an essential requirement for communities such as that in Guatemala and around the world. Community development is a process of a collaborative effort that the people make towards a common goal that is to improve the living conditions of everybody. Developing Our World is committed to that. Find out more.
Guatemala is home to some of the most historical churches but due to natural disasters many of these incurred severe damages. Churches are important for the struggling citizens of Guatemala as these help the people find closure through emotional and spiritual support.
You know volunteering has a positive influence (make friends, build connections, gain experiences, etc.), but did you know that it can actually assist your health? Find out more what Developing Our World brings about this issue for you.