Top Organizations That Help Orphans

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The Hogar Heroes program of Work, Play, Love is dedicated to helping the orphaned children of Guatemala. But there are many more orphans around the world. Luckily, there are a wide variety of groups that provide much-needed assistance to orphaned children in all parts of the world. If you’re looking for ways that you can…



Guatemala Volcano Eruption 2018 – How You Can Help

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The volcanoes of Guatemala have drawn many tourists to the country, but on June 3, 2018, the Vulcan de Fuego erupted, causing heavy damage to the land and its people. Located about 25 miles from Guatemala City, the massive volcano killed at least 109 people with hundreds still missing. Learn more about the 2018 Guatemala…



How Does An Orphanage Work?

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There are currently over 370,000 orphans in Guatemala. These orphans have either lost their parents or were given up due to an inability or unwillingness to raise them. Fortunately, the people who work in the many orphanages in Guatemala strive to give hope, shelter, and love to orphans who need it. Learn more about how…



Why Are There So Many Orphans In Guatemala?

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Did you know there are at least 370,000 orphans in Guatemala? A question you may ask is “Why are there so many orphans in Guatemala?” While the reasons for Guatemala’s high rate of orphaned children are varied, the primary cause is poverty. In a nation where 70 percent of the population lives below the poverty…



Causes Of Poverty In Guatemala

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How is it that Guatemala, a nation of considerable wealth and remarkable resources became one of the most poverty-stricken in the Western Hemisphere? From a war-torn past to an agricultural system that has left many farmers struggling to survive, there are many causes of poverty in Guatemala. In this post, we’ll take a look at…



Things To Know When Traveling To Guatemala

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With a rich culture and natural wonders unlike anywhere else in the world, there are a lot of reasons why people travel to Guatemala. The country has much to love for those who appreciate adventure, including 33 volcanoes, clear green lakes, and ancient ruins you can explore. But it’s important to understand that not every…



How Can I Help Orphans Without Adopting?

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While adoption can be a great way to change the life of an orphaned child, it’s far from the only way. If you know that adoption isn’t for you but you have a desire to offer your time or money to help orphans, you may be surprised at all of the ways you can help.…



A Brief History Of Guatemala

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As the most highly populated and fastest growing country in Central America, the poverty in Guatemala is impossible to ignore. The vast majority of the citizens of Guatemala struggle as farmers, and problems like illiteracy, contraceptive awareness, and child mortality are nationwide epidemics. Nonetheless, Guatemala is home to a blossoming tourism industry that includes volcanoes,…



Guatemala Orphanage Mission Trips With Hogar Heroes

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Volunteering at an orphanage can be among the most rewarding experiences in a lifetime. From the smiling faces of kids to the realization that your work is truly making a difference, it’s often the case that volunteers get just as much out of their work as the people they help. If you’ve been considering joining…



Should I Volunteer At An Orphanage?

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Should I volunteer at an orphanage? That’s a question may ask, without knowing everything that goes into the decision. Volunteering at an orphanage can be one of the most rewarding experiences you’ll ever have. No matter the specific task you end up performing, your influence can make a great difference in the growth of the…