We need your help now!
Guatemala is experiencing a serious hit due to the COVID-19 crisis. All around the country, food prices are going up and people are now struggling with limited income. This struggle is even more severe in rural communities, where the majority of people live from hand to mouth. The little work people once had is now close to zero and they weren't able to stockpile food and supplies for the weeks to come.
In Guatemala, 66% of the overall population live on less than US$ 2 per day. In rural communities like San Pablo or San Juan La Laguna, work is hard to find and many families struggle every day to put food on the table.
ODIM has reduced its activities to focus on the essential: attending patients in both clinics, giving out food vouchers and distributing prenatal vitamins to pregnant mothers. Today more than ever, we need your support to continue our work and help the most vulnerable populations here, in rural Guatemala.
Please consider donating now.
We urgently need:
We are looking to raise enough funds to provide all of our program participants (250 people in total) with $6 food vouchers to help them provide for their families throughout the pandemic.
Help us now to avoid families growing hungry in San Pablo and San Juan La Laguna, Guatemala.