Buenas Cosas serves 20 Partner Communities and 5,000 families / 30,000 rural poor. Buenas Cosas’ sustainable social development projects are built from the the ground-up with a functional respect for local cultures, traditions and values. Our focus is ecotourism, voluntourism, Spanish lessons and the unique offerings in shopping with compassion. We love Peten, the largest state in Guatemala. We cherish its ancient rich Maya heritage, pyramids, ruins, temples, rivers, lakes, caves, plants, animals and of course the wonderful people of Peten (Peteneros) who live surrounded by the largest tropical rain forest in Central America – birthplace of the Maya.
Buenas Cosas is an association of Guatemalan women (the Directiva), a registered Guatemalan nonprofit and a pending 501c3 (EIN 98-1073519) — an association of family, friends and neighbors who serve community and nature. Every cent that enters Buenas Cosas goes directly to our permaculture projects to cultivate more Good Things = Buenas Cosas = sustainable social development. We live and love permaculture.