Addressing Chronic Childhood Malnourishment in Guatemala Guatemala is Central America’s most populous country. It suffers from some of the worst rates of chronic childhood malnutrition in the region. Even though it has one of the region’s most robust economies, more than half of all Guatemalans are living below the poverty line. The statistics for children […]
Hunger in Guatemala — Causes, Effects & Solutions Vulnerable children in Guatemala are fighting for their lives. An estimated of children in Guatemala under five years old have stunted growth due to chronic hunger. Some of them, such as little Esmeralda, were abandoned by their parents and receive nutrition from Catholic feeding centers. Sadly, in […]
When Terry and Cindi Ruder visited Santa Rosa in 2018, they saw poverty… as well as incredible hope. Hear the impact the Guatemala trip had on their lives.
Catholic leaders believe a plan to lift the poor out of poverty must include safe housing. Learn about our housing work in Guatemala here
To create change in areas like Guatemala, the Church must find ways to empower the poor and break the generational cycle of poverty. Learn more here.