Guatemalan Youth

Creating Global

Engaging Canadian Students

About Us

Our mission is to build connections among students and lifelong learners of diverse cultures and communities to exchange knowledge, shift perspectives, and ignite changemakers

Our Impact

Uniting students across cultures and geographies

Since 2004, we’ve united thousands of learners throughout Latin America and across Canada to work together to support sustainable global development


Projects funded to support quality education in underserved students throughout Latin America


Canadians engaged through Culture Connect programs


Students engaged to support sustainable global development through SOS Chapter activities

Our Latest Posts

Announcement of SOS Leadership Transition

Some big news from the SOS Team There’s no easy way to say it, but after five incredible years as Executive Director of SOS, the time has come for me to pass the torch. And with that, I’m very excited to announce that Alejandra Guzman has been selected as our new Interim Executive Director, effective immediately. With …

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Global Ambassadors Summer Program

Dear readers,  It’s been a busy first two months of our Global Ambassadors Summer Exchange Program but we couldn’t be more excited to share a little bit more about the program with you. Our summer program consists of small group workshops, one to one exchanges, and fundraising to support our Guate Groundswell program.  SMALL GROUP …

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Introducing the SOS Global Ambassadors: Meet Group 6!

Dear readers, As we kick off our Global Ambassadors Summer Exchange Program, I am so excited to introduce to you our new SOS Global Ambassadors who will be participating in online exchanges and supporting SOS throughout the summer. Meet the SOS volunteers of Team 6: Shela Lamug  Shela is currently in her first year of …

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Meet a few faces of the SOS community

Ana, Youth Participant, Ojo de Agua

“I have learned so much in this program, especially how to use technology, like the tablet”

Stacey, Culture Connect Participant

Collectively we found new ways to approach and solve problems”

Nick, SOS Chapter Volunteer

SOS aligns with the morals I have about equal access to education and to lend a helping hand”

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If you believe in the power of education you can get involved as a donor, volunteer, educational partner, or program participant.

When you make a contribution to SOS, you not only become part of a community, you also have the chance to directly see your impact. Learn about becoming a one-time or monthly donor.

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