Meet the principal educational programs
Pequeños Pero Listos
Preparing kids to be successful in primary school, newly graduated teachers aged 18-24 have the opportunity
to stay in their communities and to become social entrepreneurs by starting classrooms in primarily
rural, Guatemalan Mayan communities. stay in their communities and to become social entrepreneurs
by starting classrooms in primarily rural Guatemalan.
We train and equip community-minded and entrepreneurial young adults to teach children ages 4-6 in
remote areas currently unattended by the Guatemalan government. With the combination of our culturally
relevant curriculum centered on creative learning through the use of natural materials and by
tackling chronic child malnutrition with a daily healthy snack, we are able to help mentally
and physically prepare previously disadvantaged rural children to be successful in the first
grade and beyond.