A Christmas Full of Hope

Let's paint a magic Christmas for many boys and girls in Guatemala!

We are Amalia J. and Claudio A.

Once again, we are raising money to bring happiness this Christmas to the children of low-income families that live in a remote rural community in the southern part of Guatemala.
They are currently living with great difficulties as a result of the pandemic that we all know around the world and the list of necessities is too huge to mention here and keeps growing day by day.

For Start with a Smile Project  , "Painting Smiles for Christmas" is a very special event that brings so much happiness to children in the remote rural communities who otherwise would not receive a gift during the holiday season.  

As part of this charity we are responsible for the delivery of gifts; organization is one of our top priorities and for this reason we have been talking with community leaders to comply with health and security protocols during this pandemic.

With the money that you will donate to this cause the 3 top goals to accomplish are:

- Nutritious food
- Shoes
- Personal hygiene products

We would like to share a little bit of our story with you so that you get to know us better:

All this started in 2014, the Start with a Smile Project ,  has brought help to two communities by supporting children with a better education and improving the quality of life of the residents.

Despite the problems of poverty, limited access to education, and severe malnutrition cases in elderly people and children we are happy to inform you that we have made some very positive changes in these communities.

All these achievements have been possible thanks to the generosity of many people around the world who have trusted us and joined our cause over all these years and in case you are wondering how we inform them of the events, the use of their donations, and how we give proof-of-accomplishments of the different goals you can visit our Facebook page “ Start with a Smile Project ”.

Please, join our project and help us bring more smiles this Christmas to the children of all those hard-working poor families in the remote rural communities in the southern part of Guatemala.

Help us spread the word by sharing this message and join the cause!





  • Miljana Bajic 
    • $15 
    • 1 d
  • Anonymous 
    • $20 
    • 2 d
  • gigi peterson 
    • $5 
    • 2 d
  • Annie Krieg 
    • $100 
    • 8 d
  • Milana Mack 
    • $50 
    • 10 d
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Amalia Jarquin 
Fort Lauderdale, FL
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