Amigos Hospitalito Atitlan
Amigos Hospitalito Atitlan ("Amigos") is a US nonprofit corporation, which was formed to provide financial, material and human resources assistance to subsidized healthcare services in rural Guatemala. Our original focus was on Guatemalan charitable organizations that had strong roots in their local communities and could leverage Amigos support with a broad base of donors and volunteers.
Amigos has fulfilled this mission by concentrating our support on Hospitalito Atitlan, a small private nonprofit hospital serving 75,000 Maya living on the southern shore of beautiful Lake Atitlan in the Guatemalan highlands.
The Hospitalito is operated by a Guatemalan nonprofit organization, Asociacion Pro Salud, Educacion Y Desarrollo "K'aslimaal" which has benefited from innumerable medical and non-medical volunteers and
is well supported within Guatemala.
Amigos has award the hospital two grants, providing:
- Money underwriting subsidies for medical treatment.
- Funds for the construction of a new hospital building, completed in 2011.
The organization not only offers financial support, but also organizational, technical and marketing assistance that enhance Hospitalito Atitlan's work. Amigos also processes all US donations to the Hospitalito.