Mission, Vision & Values

Our Mission

We respond to the health needs of underserved communities in Guatemala by engaging advance-practice nurses, nursing students, and other providers from the USA. We build partnerships that foster hope and the public health 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 and 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 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 of physical, psychological or spiritual harm. We ensure the competence of our services and ongoing support of engaged communities.