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To see the project(s) supported by our participants and their needs list, click on the specific link below for that accommodation or tour company.

Accommodations & Tour Companies

Note: Locations are approximated. If you see a lodging that is misplaced or missing, please contact us.

Once you choose a lodging from this page, you will be able to see the exact needs requested by the community project so you can choose to pack for a purpose and express your gratitude to the local community with the supplies you bring.

Stories from Guatemala

Facts about Guatemala

Guatemala is the perfect travel destination for tourists expecting to be overwhelmed with culture and beauty. This Central American destination offers a beautiful landscape of mountains, volcanoes, and highlands. Historians find themselves entranced by the remains of the Maya civilization that appear visible at almost every turn; remote archaeological sites offer a look at relics, while some towns still adhere to the traditional beliefs and rituals. Still other tourists discover the markets and the thriving culture. Tourists who would like to make a difference in Guatemala can help a number of non-profit organizations located in the country.

Voluntourists and vacationers who want to help a community in need can work with El Hato School to improve the education standard. This school serves more than 300 children between the ages of 5 and 15. Travelers interested in responsible tourism can donate school supplies to help the school grow. These supplies include writing utensils, art supplies, calculators, flash cards, flash drives, and some sports equipment.