Our Mission: 

To provide education and community development opportunities for children and families in Guatemala.


The Open Windows Foundation fosters self-sufficiency in San Miguel Dueñas by supporting education through programs and scholarships at our Learning Center. We also work to improve the living conditions of children and families who face considerable economic challenges. This includes building houses and installing ecostoves through our volunteers.

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Our Impact

The Open Windows Foundation continues to provide educational support and community development resources to the 12,000 people living in San Miguel Dueñas.



Years Serving our community

The Open Windows Foundation was founded in 2001.



children Impacted

Since 2008 through education, scholarships, new homes, and ecostoves.




Given to Guatemalan youth so they can attend high school.




Installed for local families.


Our Programs

We provide community education and development through a variety of programs, including teaching subjects such as reading and math, our computer lab, scholarships, a health clinic, house construction, and ecostoves. Learn more about these initiatives here.

Community programs

Educational support


It gave me great personal satisfaction to help children, as this is where you can have a greater impact by helping them have better oral health. If you have good oral health you can eat and speak well, and have no pain. That will help you to have a better quality of life.

Dr. Odette / Read Full Testimonial


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Get Involved

There are several ways you can support the work of Open Windows. If you are able to volunteer, you can help build houses, install ecostoves, teach classes to the children or simply spend time with them reading and playing. If you are unable to volunteer, you can also contribute by making a donation.


Volunteer opportunities

From building houses to teaching classes, there are multiple ways you can get involved.

Make a Donation

Donations allow the Learning Center to pay for its day-to-day operations and provide scholarships to youth.