In Guatemala, children learn that cleanliness is next to good nutrition in their healthy development. Eeeewwwww, worms.
Cooking classes are vital in reducing maternal and child malnutrition in Guatemala. Mothers-to-be learn about adding value to cream of potato soup.
In Guatemala, gun violence is daily life: 24,021 people were murdered between 2008 and 2012. Pulitzer Center grantee Carlos Javier Ortiz's images offer a glimpse behind the grim statistics.
USAID head Rajiv Shah explains his agency's effort to integrate development and emergency intervention while emphasizing public-private partnerships in long-term development programs.
At six years old, Jessica weighs just sixteen pounds. She lives--barely--on a diet of tortillas and coffee. It's all her family can afford.
On Saturday, Dec. 11 at 6:30 p.m., KOMU-TV (channel 8 in Missouri) aired a half-hour documentary special on The Culture That Crawls, featuring YouTube Project Report Winner Alex Rozier's latest work in Guatemala.
On Monday, December 6 at 10 p.m., KOMU-TV (Channel 8 in Missouri) aired Alex Rozier's piece on the disabled in Guatemala and how a P.E.T (personal energy transportation device) can change someone's life forever.
A wheelchair factory, where all the employees are in wheelchairs themselves, is providing new opportunities for the disabled in Guatemala.
Telling the story of Jessica, a six-year-old girl in Guatemala with cerebal palsy who weighs just 16 pounds, proved to be a more emotional and difficult experience that expected.
Launching his reporting project, The Culture that Crawls, Alex Rozier profiles four individuals in Guatemala who know first-hand the plight of the disabled.
Eleven years ago Dick Rutgers went to Guatemala on a wheelchair distribution and never left. On this day, he focuses his attention on Jessica, a six-year-old girl suffering from cerebral palsy who weighs just 16 pounds.
The two-day trek to El Mirador and the three-day stay was our introduction as a group to Petén, Guatemala.
Photos by David M. Barreda