The GFA is a charity for families living in Britain, who have adopted or are in the process of adopting children from Guatemala. Our primary goal is to support internationally adopted Guatemalan children, now living in Britain, actively to keep a connection with and understand their roots and Guatemalan culture. We are also happy to help, with our own experiences, those in the process of Guatemalan adoption.

Objectives

The Guatemalan Families Association, GFA is a support group for families living in Britain who have adopted or are in the process of adoption children from Guatemala.

Our primary goal is to support internationally adopted children, now living in Britain, actively to keep a connection with and understand their roots and Guatemalan culture.

We are also happy to help, with our own experiences, those in the process of Guatemalan adoption

The objects of the charity are:

  • to promote the care, upbringing, establishment in life and support in their birth culture of children adopted from Guatemala
  • to advance the understanding of the public in the UK and Guatemala in general about the issues relating to inter-country adoption and all parties of the adoption triad
  • to promote general charitable purposes for the benefit of the community of Guatemala and to provide relief from financial hardship and social and or economic disadvantage, to relieve sickness and preserve the health and to advance the education of its people.