Our Story

Take a few minutes to watch this video which is an introduction to the ministry of La Casa de la Paz. In it you will hear from our founder Neil and our women’s group leaders Gloria and Mercedes.

Where we work

Read more about our Communities
Our first La Casa de la Paz meeting began in Panajachel and our office is based in this community. As the word has organically spread we now have a weekly meeting in 11 different communities in Guatemala. Most of them are around Lake Atitlan but the good news is spreading and we have expanded to two communities in the northern regions of Guatemala.

We currently have weekly meetings in these communities:

We are a voice for the voiceless poor in Guatemala

La Casa De La Paz is dedicated to all who come from poor and humble places, and have little in the way of education, power, money or influence. Due to years of abuse, many have little freedom to even speak; the emotions that seem to rule are of helplessness, depression, and fear. There are those so plundered body, soul and spirit it’s difficult for them to find their voice or to believe, that anyone would really want to hear what they have to say. These are the voiceless poor and they are our most honored members. Their stories are most important, for they have yet to be told..