Reliable sources of information in Guatemala

 

Education

Intecap

More than 200 online courses certified by Intecap. Courses primarily addressed to the industrial, hotel, restaurant, commerce, health, agricultural, information and communication technologies sectors.  

Bridges Project

The purpose of Proyecto Puentes is to support young people between 15 and 24 years old from the western highlands of Guatemala, to take control of their future through: information, knowledge and skills development of skills that allow them to access opportunities that improve your income. It will also provide support to design and achieve your life plan, this can be oriented to: Education, Employment or Entrepreneurship.  

CEIPA

Socio-Productive Program: Productive technical training for low-income youth.

CERCAP CDRO

Human resources training and promotion of productive processes that contribute to the development of rural communities in western Guatemala.  

IGER

Distance, radio and offline education throughout Guatemala. 

Accelerated Elementary (3 years) 

Basic (3 years) 

Bachelor of Science and Letters with Orientation in Administrative and Accounting Management (digital mode - offline, 2 years).  

CASA TEJEDORES DE LA VIDA/ MTC Región Altiplano

Casa Tejedores de la Vida is the regional headquarters of the Peasant Worker Movement in the Altiplano region. For young people it offers different vocational courses, and the service of legal and psychological counseling.
Buena Vista El Rosario Village, Tejutla municipality, half a kilometer from the San Sebastian cruise, road to Tejutla, San Marcos, Guatemala

CASA DE DESARROLLO MANOS UNIDAS/ MTC Región Costa

Casa de Desarrollo Manos Unidas Vida is the regional headquarters of the Rural Workers' Movement in the Costa region. For young people it offers different vocational courses such as baking, beauty and dressmaking culture, and the service of legal and psychological counseling.
Cantón Nuevo Corinto, Aldea Santa Ana, Municipality San José El Rodeo, km 29. Route to El Tumbador, San Marcos, Guatemala

CENTRO DE FORMACIóN TÉCNICO ARTESANAL TXOL B´E

The Centro de Formación Técnico Artesanal Txol b'e in Comitancillo offers courses in ceramics, looms, dressmaking and computers.
It is located in Comitancillo, but participation is open to young people from other municipalities.

Together: Leadership school for women

It is an extracurricular learning space, based in San Marcos, which aims to provide a comprehensive education to women, empowering them from the inside to the outside, so they can develop personally and professionally. Due to COVID-19, we have migrated to a 100% virtual format, implementing diploma courses such as Girls in Technology, Women's Leadership, Informed Messaging, Feminism + Technology, Feminism for Non-Feminists...even the Mentorship Program, impacting in 8 months more than 500 women from 7 different countries. Our approaches and methodologies of work are: Open Innovation, Collective Intelligence, Disruptive Projects and Sorority Spaces.

Employment

Ministry of Labor and Social Security

National Employment Service, MinTrab

The entrepreneurship factory

The MIPYME Factory, rural economy development. They are young people who work together in the creation of small companies of the primary sector products.  

Opotuguate

Mobile application offering employment, entrepreneurship and skills certification.

Mides

My first job grant. 

It is a social program in terms of youth employability that facilitates access to the labor market for young people between 18 and 25 years old and unemployed, in conditions of poverty or extreme poverty. 

The program places young people in their first job for 5 months to get experience.

Migration

Municipal information hub on migration (VIMMIG) at the Office for Children, Adolescents and Youth, Salcajá, Quetzaltenango

It informs and provides guidance on the rights of migrants and the services offered by institutions and organizations.

1st Street 2-28, Zone 1, Salcajá, Quetzaltenango.

Municipal Information hub on Migration (VIMMIG) in the Municipal Office for Women, Sibilia, Quetzaltenango

It informs and provides guidance on the rights of migrants and the services offered by institutions and organizations.  

El Progreso Sibilia neighborhood, Quetzaltenango.

Information Hub at the Municipal Directorate for Women in La Esperanza

It informs and provides guidance on the rights of migrants and the services offered by institutions and organizations.  

Calle 4-30, Zona 1, La Esperanza, Quetzaltenango.

Municipal Information hub on Migration (VIMMIG) in the Municipal Office for Women, San Miguel Sigüilá, Quetzaltenango

It informs and provides guidance on the rights of migrants and the services offered by institutions and organizations.  

San Miguel Sigüilá Center, Quetzaltenango.

Information hub at the Municipal Directorate for Women in San Mateo

It provides information and guidance on the rights of migrants and the services offered by institutions and organizations.  

San Mateo, Quetzaltenango.

Information Hub at the Information Access Unit of the Municipality of San Marcos

It informs and provides guidance on the rights of migrants and the services offered by institutions and organizations.
San Marcos, San Marcos Dirección municipal de planificación 8ª avenida A 8-45 zona 1, San Marcos, San Marcos