In Guatemala, a number of social, political, economic, and educational factors influence the ability to access quality medical care and proper nutrition. At Primeros Pasos, we aim to help communities overcome these barriers and health disparities.
The Palajunoj Valley is home to approximately 18,000 people residing in 10 communities. Despite its geographic proximity to the urban center of the city Quetzaltenango, many lack access to basic services such as running water, electricity, and healthcare. Check out the interactive map to learn more about each community we serve.