Tag Archives: Group Trips

Trip Options

Pre-Designed Itineraries Customise Your Trip Customise your itinerary by choosing among activities in the following themes:   Native bees Mayan worldview Community resilience Intro to Permaculture Tour of San Lucas Toliman Hike in a primary forest Download our Customisation Options PDF document for more details on the activities you can add to your itinerary.

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Build School Gardens

BUILD SCHOOL GARDENS: WHY IT’S IMPORTANT According to UNICEF data from 2007, Guatemala has the highest percentage of chronically malnourished girls and boys in Latin America, and the fourth highest in the world. Through this trip, you will create a beautiful space in a school which will contribute to feeding school children while imparting important techniques […]

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Build Home Gardens

BUILD HOME GARDENS: WHY IT’S IMPORTANT Chukumuk is one of the most vulnerable communities in Guatemala. Its entire population is comprised of men, women and children who were relocated from Panabaj after their village was destroyed during hurricane Stan in 2005. Despite huge investment from the Spanish government on schools, roads and housing, the community […]

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Plant Fruit Trees

PLANT FRUIT TREES: WHY IT’S IMPORTANT In recent years the coffee crisis caused by the roya disease has jeopardised the livelihoods of the men and women who depend on coffee for income generation. In addition, unlike “sun” coffee grown throughout the world, a sizable percentage of Guatemalan coffee needs shade to grow properly. By planting […]

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How It Works

A HANDS-ON EXPERIENCE THAT WILL CHANGE YOU FOREVER After working alongside local people and learning about their struggles and joys, you won’t return home the same person – you can count on it. Get inspired to begin your own journey for greater impact on the shores of the stunning Lake Atitlán, in the heart of Mayan culture. IMAP provides […]

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