News and Program Updates

Change Takes Root

In February, at the request of the Guatemalan Vice President Karen Herrera, ABPD Executive Director Norma Baján organized a summit with the Vice President, local


Guatemala Blooms

Recently, ABPD’s Executive Director Norma Baján and Empowerment Coordinator Virginia Cum met with Guatemalan Vice President-elect Karin Herrera and famed indigenous rights activist Rigoberta Menchú


Staff Retreat, Transition Complete!

Norma Baján, ABPD’s new Executive Director, recently took her team on a staff retreat to Panajachel, a town on the shores of beautiful Lake Atitlán.


Outstanding Staff at ABPD

The first half of 2023 was filled with challenges for ALDEA’s Guatemalan partner organization ABPD as staff worked to maintain continuity with program activities while


A Farewell to Paco Enríquez

After thirteen years of leading ABPD, ALDEA’s partner organization in Guatemala, Executive Director Paco Enríquez has stepped down from his role and is moving on


Reflecting on a Strong Year

Despite the continued challenges brought by COVID-19, 2022 was another strong year that saw the true impact of our work on the ground with our


We’re Running Up to Giving Tuesday!

ALDEA’s partner organization in Guatemala, ABPD, is Running up to Giving Tuesday – and challenging our supporters to raise $48,000 for healthy families! On November