Mission, Vision & Values

Our Mission 

We respond to the health needs of under-served communities in Guatemala by engaging advance-practice nurses, nursing students, and other providers from the USA. We build partnerships that foster the public health and hope of communities and participants. 

Our Core Values 

  1. We strive to create an organizational environment of trustworthiness and integrity by behaving in a transparent, collaborative, and responsible fashion within the communities we serve. 
  2. We believe in taking a realistic, hopeful view of our capabilities that strategically aligns the mission of the organization with the values, needs, and wishes of the communities we serve. 
  3. We treat our guests, colleagues, and partners with hospitality, respect, loyalty, and compassion. 
  4. We commit to honest and respectful communication and conflict resolution. 
  5. We are humble in our spirit of service and place the needs of the communities we serve at the forefront of our organizational priorities. 
  6. We protect the safety of our guests, colleagues, and partners to the very best of our ability. We do not knowingly place any of the communities we serve at risk for harm, be it physical, psychological, or spiritual. We ensure the competence of our services and ongoing support of engaged communities.