Water, Education, Health Services
15+ Volunteer Hours
San Lucas Tolimán is a municipality in the Sololá department of Guatemala. The town of 17,000 people sits on the southeastern shore of Lago de Atitlán. The population is 90–95% Highland Maya. There is a population of about the same size living in the surrounding villages. Vivid Roots & Vivid Roots Collective have partnered with Friends of San Lucas.
Friends of San Lucas Supports the development and has made a MASSIVE impact on the people of this community. We are fortunate to partner with this amazing organization.
What will I do?
As a volunteer you’ll have the opportunity to get your hands dirty on the project you helped fund, primarily through manual labor. This could consist of painting, planting gardens or trees, basic construction, clean up and more!
With additional training you may also fit children with shoes, or distribute and demonstrate how to use water filters, or provide medical treatment.
Where will I stay?
You will stay at a local hotel that supports the local community. Accommodations are comfortable and meals will provided
What will I eat?
We eat breakfast and dinner at the hotel and lunch will be provided at different locations depending on the project you are working on.
What’s My Impact?
Your impact expands far beyond the scope of the specific impact project you work on. Each project completed will empower the communities to improve their quality of life, and embolden them to plan for a brighter future. There is no doubt the things you learn during this process will highlight the common thread that connects us all and change your life forever.