Guatemala is a country of natural beauty, rich multi-ethnic diversity, and deep cultural heritage. Guatemala is at the same time a 21st Century tourist hub, and a largely rural-based agricultural society. It is an expansive and complex community developing its own path toward modernization, while struggling with the challenges of extreme poverty, illiteracy, and gender and ethnic inequality. Set in the central highlands, just outside the famous city of Antigua, lies the small village of Vuelta Grande. In partnership with Dream Volunteers
, Priory Seniors will support local inhabitants in their efforts to improve the educational opportunities for their children as they embrace you with their broad smiles and generous spirit. They will help improve the local school site by fixing up classrooms and working directly with children or with our young women's empowerment program.