Partner Organizations

We create collaborative connections with NGO’s and governmental organizations throughout Guatemala, the United States, and abroad to broaden our reach, maximize our resources, and foster fresh opportunities for growth. Below is a sampling of some our consistent and ongoing partnerships.

Shared Beat - Our Primary Medical Partner


Founded to provide healthcare services to Safe Passage students, Shared Beat has grown into a vibrant and independent nonprofit organization providing essential health and nutrition services to Guatemalan schools. Over the course of our 15+ year partnership, Safe Passage students have gained access to a variety of Shared Beat’s programs, including health education, annual physicals, and scholarships for those interested in pursuing healthcare careers.  

Our partnership with Shared Beat includes:
  • Clinic staff 
  • Health Coordinator
  • Medications & supplies
  • Emergency Funds
  • Scholarship programs for students pursuing healthcare careers
  • Health prevention & wellness education programs
  • Student physicals
  • Daily vitamins and parasite prevention
  • Hearing aids & prescription glasses
  • Vision, hearing, & dental hygiene exams
  • Bi-annual clinics with in-depth checkups from volunteer licensed medical professionals

Shared Beat holds community wellness events, where they teach people in the Guatemala garbage dump community about nutrition, hygiene, and making healthy life choices.

For more information on Shared Beat programs or to volunteer, contact them at

Other Partner Organizations:

Desarrollo en Movimiento

Desarrollo en Movimiento is a Guatemalan nonprofit organization whose objective it is to distribute food and basic necessities to populations at risk of malnutrition and extreme poverty. We were very happy to begin a partnership with them in 2020, during their Colecta Nacional de Alimentos campaign, which provided around 25,000 plates of food to those in need. 

Guatemalan Ministry
of Education

The Guatemalan Ministry of Education accredited our comprehensive program as an independent primary school in 2012, approved our use of Expeditionary Learning teaching methodology for the first time in Guatemala in 2015, and provides teacher training and learning methodology support for our educators and volunteers.

Rotary International

Rotary International creates positive change through its worldwide network of community leaders. Rotarians from around the world travel to Guatemala to volunteer at our program and make a difference in the lives of our children. Local clubs and districts provide critical support through project collaboration.

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