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ALDEA-ABPD Joint Strategic Plan 2018-2023

View a virtual site visit in one of our partner communities below to see our work in action! Paco Enríquez, Executive Director of our sister organization ABPD in Guatemala, hosted a live tour of projects currently in progress in our partner community of San Vicente, Tecpán for #GivingTuesday November 27, 2018. Watch the video to tour a potable water system under construction, see a nutrition training led by local promotors, and even meet one of the women leading the community’s efforts!

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.

Testimonial from a member of one of our partner communities on how ALDEA has helped them address both the dietary and environmental root causes of childhood malnutrition in their community.


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