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Semillas Para El Futuro

Joined in January 2011

About Us

Founded in 2006, Semillas Para El Futuro is a 501(c)(3) headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona and is the parent organization to the non-profit Semillas Para El Futuro: Guatemala. Semillas USA performs the functions of fund-raising, communications, financial administration, contract management and oversight. Semillas Guatemala is the on-the-ground organization which provides education and other services principally in the community of Chocola, Guatemala with the goal of helping that community and making it a demonstration community and learning center for other communities in the region. Semillas is pursuing an innovative integrated approach includes three main programs: (1) community library and learning center for children and women which includes leadership and democracy training for adults involved in the other programs; (2) food security and nutrition through family gardens and; (3) economic reform via agricultural programs such as added-value intercropping of cacao and other native trees that produce better cash crops and are friendly to migratory birds. More can be learned about Semillas Para El Futuro at www.SemillasFuturo.org . The program is supported completely by private donations. We also welcome applications for volunteers for 3 or 6 month (or longer) assignments. Volunteers must be fluent in Spanish, with skills in agriculture, education, democracy training, basic business training or building rennovation.

Founded in 2006, Semillas Para El Futuro is a 501(c)(3) headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona and is the parent organization to the non-profit Semillas Para El Futuro: Guatemala. Semillas USA performs the functions of fund-raising, communications…

Areas of Focus Include

  • Civic Engagement
  • Community Development
  • Economic Development
  • Education
  • Environment & Sustainability

Location

  • 45 East Monterey Way
    Phoenix, AZ 85012

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