Environmental Protection

International development has a sad history of environmental destruction. SHGO partner nations boast sky-high waterfalls in Guatemala, gorgeous shorelines in Ghana, and natural wonders in Kenya – to name just a few. To preserve the natural world and maintain the lifelong strength of local communities’ powerful connection to their lands, SHGO partners to support ecotourism, conservation, environmental education and sustainable practices - changing the history of environmental development, one community at a time.

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Food Security and Organic Farming

The small community of rural Loma Linda sits on the side of a mountain in Guatemala, inaccessible to the layperson. Hours on a bus through windy streets and muddy train brings you to the one-street community, an agriculturally-based village that strives to preserve Guatemala’s natural beauty through conservation, education, and ecotourism efforts.

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Outdoor Education and Environmental Protection

In the ancient nation of Guatemala, the community of Loma Linda sits perched on a mountainside in the rural highlands. The community survives thanks to agriculture for subsistence and income-generation, and strives to develop an ecotourism experience that will draw tourists from around the world to responsibly and respectfully experience the lush natural setting. But ASODILL, in partnership with SHGO and the community of Loma Linda, knows the change must start within.

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