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Cultivating a forgotten region of Guatemala

Sowing Opportunities seeks to cultivate self-sustainability, education, and wellness in rural Guatemala — one village at a time.

We provide the tools for indigenous families in remote Guatemala to have safety and food security in their communities.

“I’m not just thanking you for the greenhouses. You give us more than we can see. You’re giving us respect, when no one else has. We’re forgotten by the world.”
- Jeremías García Coy

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Sowing Opportunities 2023 Annual Report

Watch Sowing Opportunities’ 2.5-minute video of its 2023 Annual Report to know its achievements in 2023 and plans for 2024.

Sowing Opportunities 2022 Annual Report

Sowing Opportunities Innovative Solutions Campaign, which started in 2022, has mapped out a 3-Phase plan to create Sustainability, and help reduce Poverty and Malnutrition in the Eastern Highlands of Guatemala.

We are beginning with a third village in January 2024.

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Memorial Day 2024

Memorial Day is a U.S. holiday, which we observe on the last Monday of May, honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. From 1960 to 1996, Guatemala endured an internal unarmed struggle, called by some a “civil war,” and by others, “the Mayan genocide,” in which 200,000 mostly indigenous Maya people were murdered

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Basic Information about Guatemala and its Indigenous Population

– Where in the world is Guatemala? Guatemala is one of 7 countries in Central America, which is part of North America consisting of a tapering isthmus running from the southern extent of Mexico to the northwestern portion of South America. – What country is directly to the west of Guatemala?  Can you name the ocean

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"This work provides a great blessing for the people of Chajmaic, as it gives [this village of 1,600] hope and determination to come together as one big family. "
- Hector Ricardo San José

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