The Equator Prize is given by the United Nations every 2 years to 15 of the most effective programs in the world
for community-based development. This year, more than 806 programs from 120 nations were nominated,
and AIR (“AIRES” in Spanish) is among the winners.
Our hard-working US volunteers work with AIR during the planting season of May-July, planting thousands of tree seedlings and organic vegetable gardens.Read more →
AIR-Guatemala hosted 34 volunteers over five weeks this summer—weeks of hard work, spectacular scenery, volcanic eruptions, planting beneficial trees and building friendships.Read more →
An important part of AIR’s goal of improving the lives of rural families in Guatemala is education for all ages. We provide farmer training, school programs and curriculum, tree nurseries and gardens at schools, and high school scholarships.Read more →
For 21 days in October, AIR Technicians from Guatemala, Don Miguel Lopez and Luis Iquique Socoy, and AIR President Anne Hallum visited ten cities in three states and gave sixteen presentations, including forestry classes at the University of the South in Sewanee, TN.Read more →
We have some big news! Our new website is live and we couldn’t be happier. You’ll notice we are still working on some last minute tweaks, but we’d love to hear your thoughts. One part of the website that we are really excited about is this blog.Read more →