NGO Lectures

The Rainbow became an important meeting place for local non-profits and NGOs over 11 years ago when the Evening Lectures /NGO Talks first began. The idea of the lectures/talks is to be a link between the NGO and people interested in getting involved with the great projects that work towards making a better Guatemala.

Every talk we host increases a NGOs public exposure as well as the probability that someone attending may decide to volunteer, donate money or fundraise for the charity.  Since hosting the first talk (Sue Patterson´s) we´ve had more than 50 local non-profits and NGO´s presenting!

A donation of Q25 is asked for to each person attending the talk, the donation given goes directly to the presenting NGO.

Asociación Nuestros Ahijados
Jul 23 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Asociación Nuestros Ahijados @ Rainbow Cafe

The Guatemalan charity, Asociación Nuestros Ahijados (ANA), was founded in 1991 by GOD’S CHILD Project founder Patrick Atkinson. Since 1991, ANA has grown from humble beginnings in a borrowed farmhouse to currently serving an estimated of 5,000 orphaned and impoverished children, and widowed, abandoned, and/or  single mothers and their dependents across Guatemala.

The care programs, and facilities that ANA provides are able to keep running thanks to the financial support of our benefactors, volunteers, child sponsors, and donor sponsorships of specific programs, and general donations. In addition to financial support, volunteers of all skill levels are greatly needed to support all ANA programs in Guatemala.

Join us to learn more!

Mayan Dances by indigenous children from Nuevo Amanecer
Jul 30 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Mayan Dances by indigenous children from Nuevo Amanecer @ Rainbow Cafe

New Dawn is a Guatemalan NGO focused on community development in San Andres Itzapa, Chimaltenango since 1989. They promote health, education and the strengthening of indigenous leaders in the community. They provide learning support and a feeding programme for children and young adults at their school based in the director’s own home.

Their vision is to facilitate self-sufficiency within poorer families and allow them to empower themselves to change their quality of life through education. They also seek to preserve and strengthen the cultural identity of the indigenous Mayan people.

Come and see the show and learn more about this project and the Mayan culture!