Caras Alegres, Home to Happy Faces


Caras Alegres is a non-profit organization serving children and families in Las Rosas, a neighborhood in the city of Quetzaltenango (Xela), Guatemala. Founded in 2004, Caras Alegres is committed to strengthening the community of Las Rosas by offering afterschool programming and other resources promoting the well-being of at-risk children.

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Our Community

Las Rosas is an impoverished neighborhood where the majority of families live at or below the poverty line.

Want to help?

Alongside our local staff, we rely on volunteers to bring another set of hands, fresh ideas, outside perspectives and a new sense of fun to our programs.