ALIANZA is a non-profit, rural community health project in Comitancillo, San Marcos, Guatemala founded in 2005.

What we do

Promote health education and disease prevention measures.

Promote community involvement and collaboration between local agencies involved in public health and education.

Prenatal Program, Grandmother's Group, low cost medication dispensary run by a local nurse.

Twenty annual scholarships of $300 each for students in both high school and post-secondary programs.

Future Plans

Sustain/Build Current Projects

  • Expand medication dispensary.
  • Construction of a second building to expand the clinic/meeting space
  • Hire a social worker/psychologist and a teacher to mentor students
  • Workshops for health providers (nurses and midwives) to build capacity within both groups and decrease infant mortality/morbidity.
  • Fund a medical scholarship for a student who wishes to become a physician and work locally.

New projects (subject to funding)

  • Provision of contraception
  • Scholarships for nurses.
  • Expanding the eco-stoves project.
  • Expanding the computer classroom

Contributors

Rotary Club of Terrace, BC

Rotary Club of Terrace, BC

Rotary Club of Cambridge Preston-Hespeler

Rotary Club of Cambridge Preston-Hespeler

Runners of Compassion, Nanaimo BC Chapter

Runners of Compassion, Nanaimo BC Chapter

Federation of Post-Secondary Educators of BC

Federation of Post-Secondary Educators of BC