Welcome

Welcome to the land of eternal spring! In Guatemala, this expression should not only refer to the weather.  Therefore the Eternal Spring Foundation aims at a sustainable development in rural areas. Education , civil society  and nature protection Guatemala does…

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New ways of protecting the sea turtle

By Thomas 29/05/2013 News No comments translated by Kerstin Finke Las Mañanitas, 29th May 2013. For years, communities, animal conservation societies, universities, secondary schools and local councils have used so-called tortugaries (turtle breeding stations) in order to try and counter the…

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Ornamental Gardens in Las Mañanitas soon?

Translated by our voluntary translator Kerstin Finke  Projects of the foundation No comments Despite there being no lack of space, sun or water, the local population rarely sets up home gardens, even though these could serve to enrich their diet…

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The president and his education minister without money for the distribution of school books.

Translated by our voluntary translator Kerstin Finke. They have taken on their new governmental responsibility burdened with a crushing amount of debt. In the end, the money did not stretch to the distribution of the freshly printed text books for…

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30’000 Quetzales to build a roof to a church

30’000 Quetzales to build a roof to a church

Since 2009 the small but growing comunity of “Ojo de Agua” of San Antonio Palopó in the Central Highlands of Guatemala was stuck with a new church construcción half way through as they couldn’t gather enough money to build the roof.…

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Donations and Fundraising

We are looking for partners who help us with Fundraising, or for donors who would like to work with us. Please contact us, so we can keep on working.

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“Las Mañanitas” on national television

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Vision and Aims

Translated by our volunteer translator Kathryn Castle Our aims Our goal is to support and encourage the development of rural areas – not only economically, but also ecologically, culturally and socially. We lay particular emphasis upon: Developing and implementing appropriate…

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How do we make it work?

The Monte Rico Beach Area is blessed with the nesting of Olive Ridley Seaturtles who lay about 500’000 eggs into the hot volcanic sand each year. However 400’000 of them are sold to local markets, so that these turtles never…

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Tourism – chance or curse for an area rich in biodiversity in a poor country

Translated from German by our translator Tina Wagner, Austria Monte Rico is a natural reserve situated at the Guatemalan Pacific about two hours’ drive away from the capital, Guatemala City. Monte Rico, also, is a popular recreation area for domestic…

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You can help – change minds and save 400’000 sea turtles!

Creating jobs to save sea turtles We are working at a project which is called “La trilogía del cambio”  (the trilogy of change). It’s aimed at a change of attitude of the local populationon Guatemalas southern coast towards flora, fauna…

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