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

Guatemala Fact Sheet: Internet Access and Electronic Resources

Welcome to our second addition to the Guatemala fact sheet! Our second topic will be Internet Access and Electronic Resources. Like before, sources will be included after each section. Internet access and electronic resources have become more important than ever because of the impact Covid-19 has had on social interactions. Did you know less than …

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Guatemala Fact Sheet: Gender Equality

Hello everyone. This series of four blogs will be covering distinct problems that people living in Latin America face, specifically within indigenous Guatemalan communities. Each problem will intersect with one another, and all sources will be linked at the end of each section. Our first topic will be covering gender equality. The lack of gender …

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Introducing Our 2022 OdA Mentors

Hello everyone! We are so excited to introduce to you our new student mentors from our Guatemala Groundswell program. This week, these new mentors come from OdA. If you want to learn more about the GG program, click here. If you wish to donate, click here! Introducing: Inés Abigail Toma Raymundo Meet Inés. Inés is 16 years …

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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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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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