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Board of Directors in Guatemala

Leonel López - President
Caroline van Heerde - Vice President
Edgar Ruano - Secretary
Manon Derks - Treasurer
Harald Westrik - General Member
Roberto Bianchi - General Member
All the members of our Board serve on a voluntary basis!

Staff in Guatemala

Caroline van Heerde - Founder / Director (
Ulises Gudiel - Office & Finance Manager (
Evelyn Sandoval - Operations Manager ( 
Ranferi Vásquez  - Project Manager (

Geovani Zuñiga - Program Officer (
Jennifer Nemecek - Communication Manager (
Elvis Irias - Communication Officer (
Keith Silverton - Volunteer Coordinator (
rick Aquino - Assistant to Management (


Our team of local masons assist in all our construction projects.


Board of Directors in USA - Friends of Constru Casa

Jim Hille - President
Luke Bretscher - Treasurer
Jody Pence - Secretary
Ron Sack - General Member
John Lothrop - General Member
Carol Hammer- General Member

Joan Hines - General Member
Jeff Horst - General Member

All the members of our Board serve on a voluntary basis!

Board of Directors in Holland - Stichting Constru Casa

Lieke du Bois - President
Nicolette van Welzen - Secretary
Hilde Hagting- Treasurer
Joey Juffermans - Communications

All the members of our Board serve on a voluntary basis!

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Family Story

A home of their own

Jorge Pineda Sales Sumar AlimentosJorge Alberto Pineda can now sleep soundly at night knowing that his family is safe and well provided for. Previously Jorge and his wife Odilia rented one room together with their young children, son Manuel (6) and daughter Estefany (2). In this one room the family of four slept, cooked and ate.

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Amaury´s #LuckyMonth!


Amaury from Belgium tells us about his #LuckyMonth visiting Guatemala.  He shares his experience building better lives for three families in Santa Cruz Balanyá, building a school in Cuidad Vieja, all the while exploring the sites of Guatemala on the weekends!

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