Common Health Issues In Guatemala

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From a health care system that faces many obstacles to health problems that stem primarily from poverty, there are many challenges for those who need medical care in Guatemala. Learn more about some of the most common health issues in Guatemala today and what you can do to help.



10 Guatemala Facts For Kids

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Guatemala is a country with plenty of opportunity for adventure. With ancient ruins, exotic cities, and more than 30 volcanoes, it’s no wonder that thousands of tourists visit the country each year. Although Guatemala, like any country, isn’t without its problems, it also has a lot to offer for its smallest tourists: the children. Explore…



Thank You To Our Recent Hogar Heroes!

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Here at Hogar Heroes, we are dedicated to providing much-needed assistance for orphans in Guatemala who truly need it. Funds are scarce for most of the population in Guatemala, and that’s true for the orphanages as well—many of which survive primarily on the donations of kind-hearted people like you. Fortunately, we’ve had a great response…



Living Conditions In Guatemala In 2018

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Guatemala is a country of great wealth, yet the majority of its people live in poverty. For that reason, the living conditions in Guatemala differ greatly. From a recent volcano eruption that took hundreds of lives to a populace where 80% live in poverty, Guatemala is a country with serious challenges. However, tourism is Guatemala’s…



Top Organizations That Help Children In Need

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Approximately one billion children live in poverty worldwide. This is alarming, but when you consider that 80 percent of the world lives in poverty, it begins to make sense. Children who live in poverty often struggle for the most basic of essentials, including food, shelter, clean clothing, and school supplies. Fortunately, hundreds of organizations exist…



The Most Beautiful Places In Guatemala

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Although Guatemala has been in the news most recently for a tragic eruption of one of its 34 volcanos, the country is known for tourist destinations that are unlike anywhere else. Those who love incredible sights and shopping experiences can explore lively cities that are centuries old and rich in culture. Adventurous visitors can explore…



How Many Orphans Are There In The World?

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For reasons spanning from unfortunate accidents to drug addiction, a certain percentage of parents become unable to care for their children. There are millions of orphans in the world. The majority are dependent on orphanages that survive on donations from the public. Learn more about how many orphans there are in the world and ways…



Top Problems In Guatemala Today & How You Can Help

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Guatemala has been in the international headlines recently due to the tragic eruption of Vulcan de Fuego, which killed hundreds and displaced thousands more. But before that disaster, Guatemala was already facing serious problems threatening its citizens, tourists, and children. With poverty and disorganization in government being among the top problems in Guatemala today, the…



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…