First Desk - a desk for every child


We are excited to introduce you to FIRSTDESK. What began as a request to help two small schools in a sleepy Guatemalan fishing village has caught fire and resulted in the FIRSTDESK foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring a love of learning amongst children throughout the world. We continue to work with schools throughout Guatemala but have also began work in Ecuador and are working with partner organizations to expand into Uganda.

We have been overwhelmed with all the support we have received to date from both individual donors and corporate partnerships. Thanks to corporate sponsors we are able to committ 100% of individual donations directly into classrooms, and while the cost per desk varies somewhat by country it still equates to roughly $20 per desk.

These children greatly need your help! Education is the key for providing a helping hand to these communities & the desks are the first step to making that possible for each child.

We greatly appreciate any and all support you are able to offer. The need is great (including much more than desks; clean water, bathrooms, books, new roofs, doors, windows etc) but chairs/desks is a fantastic place to start.  We have resources in place to handle logistics at even the largest scale so please help us today!


  • Megan Valentine 
    • $50 
    • 4 mos
  • The Son 
    • $30 
    • 11 mos
  • Cecilia Sanchez 
    • $25 
    • 39 mos
  • Neil Valentine 
    • $100 
    • 43 mos
  • Brittany Walker 
    • $15 
    • 44 mos
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Ryan Williams 
Eagle Mountain, UT
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