Our mission

To alleviate generational poverty for thousands of children in Jocotenango, Guatemala through nutrition, health care, and holistic education.

Los Patojos
Dreams & Ideas in Action

Los Patojos provides free education to more than 400 children and youth in Jocotenango, Guatemala each year.

The ultimate goal: to educate every child, instilling the next generation with the confidence and dignity needed to break the cycle of poverty and achieve their goals.

But we need your help to do more.


Students have benefited from a free education at Los Patojos


Nutritious meals served daily


Children and their families treated by in-house doctor

News & Stories

Exciting News!

Because of a generous donation by two of the Directors of Give Kids a Chance, Bryan and Rosi Levman, we have purchased land to build a high school/college. (more…)

Community Outreach and Internships

Our community outreach program is also an essential part of the high school program. We are working with local businesses to find out what skills and jobs are in demand, and we will then tailor our educational and internship programmes to these needs. (more…)

Nutritious meals

The kitchen at Los Patojos ensures that student’s have sufficient food morning, afternoon and evening.

DONATE NOW LEARN MORE We need your help Every dollar donated goes to the children and projects at Los Patojos. Directors pay for all administrative and travel costs personally. 100% of your donation goes to building a new future for the children and families of Los Patojos