Our overarching strategic objective is to improve the health and well-being of Mayan families in rural Guatemala through lasting, community-driven solutions. To accomplish this objective, we use a process of community mobilization that targets a major health-related problem in Guatemala: chronic childhood malnutrition.
As communities work together to address high rates of chronic childhood malnutrition, they also acquire the skills necessary to move forward with their own development processes in the future to address other self-identified needs.
Our approach consists of three strategies that mutually reinforce each other to contribute to achieving the strategic objective, as summarized in this chart:
To learn more, see our current ALDEA/ABPD Five-Year Strategic Plan.