Refuge International

Improving lives through healthcare, nutrition, clean water, and education.


Ways to Help

“Certainly, travel is more than the seeing of sights. It is a change that goes on, deep and permanent, in the ideas of living.”

Refuge International is a community of dedicated, compassionate and committed people. We are grateful to those that give of their time and resources to make our mission possible.

Please consider joining an upcoming trip or making a valuable financial contribution so that we may continue changing the lives of so many others.

Make A Donation

Your financial support helps defray the costs of supplies, equipment, medications, vitamins, school supplies, and other needs. 

Recurring Donations

Consider setting up a recurring donation of $5 per month and in just one year you would provide enough money to deworm 600 children in Guatemala. Every donation, big or small, makes a difference!

Corporate Gift Matching

Many companies today will match any charitable contribution made by employees doubling the impact of your initial donation amount. Ask your company if they offer gift matching.

Gift Giving Ideas

The next time you’re trying to think of what to get that friend or family member that “has everything,” consider making a donation to Refuge International in their name instead. Rather than yet another trinket, tell them you provided a brighter future to someone in Guatemala. It’s a gift that is sure to brighten their day, as well as yours and a village in Guatemala too. Talk about a gift that keeps on giving!

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In-Kind Donations: Equipment and Supplies

Refuge International relies on donations of medical equipment and supplies for the work that is done by volunteer health care providers and others working in Guatemala. Some supplies are sent by ship and some are hand-carried in by volunteers working in each area. Without the donations, the work would not get done.

When it comes to education in Guatemala, many children are unable to go to school because they have no money to buy pencils, paper or other learning supplies. By donating school supplies, you can help ensure kids have a chance to get the education they deserve.

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Refuge International is a US registered 501(c)(3) organization.