La Alianza Guatemala
Country Director – Carolina Escobar. The residential centre of La Alianza Guatemala is Located in Guatemala City. Established in 2010.
Association La Alianza, Guatemala: Residential Care for the survivors of Sexual Exploitation and Human Trafficking and Those at High Risk of Being survivors of sexual abuse, exploitation and/or human trafficking and most have been referred to us by officials including judges, police, and government ministry personnel.
The residence is the only 24 hour shelter of its kind in Guatemala dedicated to trafficked and exploited girls and plays a vital role in modelling the kind of comprehensive services that are necessary to meet the physical and emotional needs of these survivors.
Anti-Trafficking Awareness and Education- Legal Support –
La Alianza’s work includes providing legal support to girls who are survivors of human trafficking and other human rights violations ensuring support and monitoring of cases throughout all judicial processes and preparing the girls to be witnesses, when necessary, in cases against traffickers.
Advocacy – the advocacy work carried out by La Alianza Guatemala includes extensive work with the media, awareness and education campaigns, and coordinating with other organisations to prevent trafficking of children and protect the human rights of children in Guatemala.
Programmes we are seeking funding to support this year include – Justice and legal support, mental health funding and education.