Open Hands - one of only birthing centers and health of women in Guatemala who are focused on women, and culturally and linguistically sensitive - was founded with the support of PPFA (Planned Parenthood Foundation of America) in 2008 in response the urgent need for comprehensive services for vulnerable Guatemalan women.
The clinic opened in 2008, Open Hands Association was strategically located in Ciudad Vieja, Sacatepequez, an area careciente all service despite its proximity to Antigua Guatemala (an international tourist destination). Old Town is served by most bus companies and therefore has good access even for women living in remote areas of the country. It also provides a convenient way for the team that travels to rural areas to provide health days for women who can not leave their communities base.
Open Hands serves a population that can not afford health care
We strive to keep our services accessible and provide care to all women without discriminación.Su support makes a tremendous difference for Guatemalan women and their families. Here's how you can help:
You can sponsor a safe, humanized and natural childbirth with a complete prenatal care for low-income women whose chances of dying during childbirth are 67 times higher than in equivalent US
For more information visit our website.Manos Abiertas.
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