U.S. National Nutrition Month

Nutrition is a life or death matter for the more than 20,000 Guatemalan babies born with cleft lip/palate each year.


Some of our patients and the volunteers who make medical care a reality in rural Guatemala.


Our work is only possible through the generosity of our donors and the amazing efforts from our volunteers.


Resilience is a trait found even in the youngest of Guatemalans. This is what keeps us going.


Partner for Surgery is on the front lines of medical and surgical care in rural Guatemala, helping impoverished Guatemalans living in remote locations. Tens of thousands of Guatemalan children and their families have received medical attention and health education, and more than 8,000 people have received access to surgery, since Partner for Surgery was founded in 2001.

Our staff is present year-round in Guatemala, building trust locally. From our Guatemalan Health Promoters, to our network of Rural Midwives, to our medical teams in the field or at our surgical facility, we bridge the language, distance, and cultural barriers, making each patient’s long trip from their village and back home again a safe one.

Recent stories

Our progress in 2017

1st quarter

2nd quarter

3rd quarter