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To provide high-quality primary care for the populations of rural Guatemala by:

  • Strengthening the existing government health facilities

  • Preserving Q'eqchi Maya Medical & Other Traditions

  • Offering Traditional Maya Herbal Medicine as Part of Our Treatment Modality 

  • Promoting Sustainable Business Practices

  • Building Healthy Schools

  • Strengthening the Activities of Our Partner Women's Groups


To visibly reduce negative health outcomes in rural Guatemala by providing a comprehensive level of care and creating an infrastructure that promotes health, including:

  • Physical Well-Being  

  • Economic Security

  • Education

  • Cultural Preservation


CHILA, Inc. values include:

  • Empowering Communities

  • Serving the Specific Needs of Indigenous Populations

  • Providing Excellence in Health Care, Regardless of the ability to Pay

  • Commitments to Distributive Justice


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