This site was created to share Peace Corps experiences and resources with others. Since 1963, more than 4,800 Peace Corps Volunteers have served the people of Guatemala. Our work has changed over the years in response to the country's needs and has consisted of projects in Agriculture, Business, Youth, Health, Environment, Community Development and Appropriate Technologies. Our volunteers are currently focusing on working in Health, Youth and Food Security with the Healthy Schools, Maternal & Child Health, Youth in Development and Food Security projects. There are currently 129 Volunteers serving in Guatemala. Our work area is centered in 6 departments of the Central Western Highlands.