Partners has been working in Guatemala since 1965, when the Guatemala-Alabama Partners was founded. Currently, we’re recognized for our life-changing sport-for-development and agriculture and food security programs. Building on a rich history of youth empowerment initiatives in Guatemala, A Ganar combats the serious problem of youth unemployment in Guatemala by helping youth find jobs, learn entrepreneurial skills or re-enter the formal education system by utilizing soccer. Our Farmer-to-Farmer program sends U.S. technical experts to Guatemala to help farmers, cooperatives and agribusiness increase food security and income, while protecting the environment.

Our Current Work in Guatemala