All blogs tagged with Remittances


Strengthening Human Capital in Guatemala in Partnership with Diaspora Groups

Keshia Madrigal ˙ ˙ Opportunities for My Community

Graduation Ceremony of the B’etil Diploma in El Palmar
Migrants have a strong potential to transform their families and societies; the challenge is harnessing this potential. The Opportunities for My Community project explores practical ways in which various actors, including diaspora groups and remittance companies, can work effectively to support education in Guatemala.Read more +

Fortaleciendo el Capital Humano de Guatemala en Alianza con Grupos de la Diáspora

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Ceremonia de Graduacion del Diploma B'etil, en El Palmar
Los migrantes tienen un fuerte potencial para transformar sus familias y sociedades, el reto es encontrar formas de canalizar este potencial de la mejor manera. El proyecto Oportunidades para mi Comunidad explora formas prácticas en las que diversos actores, incluyendo grupos de diáspora y compañías de remesas, pueden trabajar de manera efectiva para apoyar la educación en Guatemala.Read more +

Myths and Assumptions about Remittances

Julia Yansura ˙ ˙ Voces

It is often mentioned that remittances “are primarily spent on consumption, housing and land, and are not utilized for productive investment that would contribute to long-run development.”[2] Statements such as these typically reflect value judgments rather than informed opinions based on empirical evidence. Read more +