Small Change 4 Big Change is a nonprofit organization committed to working long-term with families and communities to provide assistance in two main areas, education and sustainability, by offering resources, instruction, and follow-up support to the those it works with.
Tour revenue is directly reinvested in the local indigenous people who host the tours.
Any day by appointment
Adults, Families, Professionals, People with disabilities, Mission teams
1 to 10
Easy (short walking distances, low or no physical effort)
Travel by chicken bus to the charming Santa Catarina Barahona town square and spend the morning with a family of artisans! See what various artisans are working on and learn about the process behind their skilled handicrafts. Experience how families in this community live and work together. Enjoy a delicious traditional meal alongside local indigenous people while immersing yourself in the beautiful culture of Guatemala. You will also have the opportunity to purchase customary woven souvenirs directly from artisans in their homes.
Santa Catarina Barahona Town Square, Santa Catarina Barahona, Guatemala
At the bus terminal behind the Antigua market, ask for a bus heading to Santa Catarina Barahona or San Antonio Aguas Calientes. The bus will take you through Ciudad Vieja and San Antonio Aguas Calientes and the route ends at the town square of Santa Catarina Barahona, where someone will be waiting for you.
To assist rural community development and connect donors with humble Guatemalan families interested in changing their future.
Education (e.g. English classes, library, early childhood, cooking classes from the garden harvest)
Sustainability (e.g. community gardens, goat co-op, laying hens, tilapia ponds, ecological stoves)