Woodland Update

Woodland is a volunteer based organization that engages local and international volunteers to participate and lead projects and programs identified by the people in communities according to their needs.

As we continue monitoring the updates of the current pandemic, Woodland volunteer trips are suspended indefinitely until further notice!


Woodland continues monitoring the status of the corona virus in the States and in the countries where Woodland implements programs and around the world. Woodland is coordinating with all partners  in regards the international volunteer trips. As per now, all international trips will be suspend until further notice.  As soon conditions improve, Woodland volunteers will be traveling to continue the implementation of the programs.

COVID-19 is a new illness that can affect your lungs and airways. It's caused by a virus called coronavirus.   Symptoms of coronavirus (COVID-19) are a cough, a high temperature and shortness of breath. Simple measures like washing your hands often with soap and water can help stop viruses like coronavirus (COVID-19) spreading.

There’s no specific treatment for coronavirus (COVID-19).Treatment aims to relieve the symptoms until you recover. It's not known exactly how coronavirus (COVID-19) spreads from person to person, but similar viruses are spread in cough droplets.

Please continue the prevention initiatives to stop the spread of the COVID-19.

Humanitarian aid to Ecuador, Puerto Rico, Mexico and Guatemala

Woodland volunteers continue providing humanitarian aid and implementing the access to education, health and safe drinking water program in the communities of Manta-Ecuador, Patanatic- Guatemala, Mexico City- Mexico and Caguas-Puerto Rico. Volunteer teams partnership with local leaders, teaches, nurses and rotarians to provide medical checkups, water filters, cook stoves, beds, and others.

Woodland is a volunteer base organization that engage local and international volunteers to participate and lead projects and programs idenfity by the people in communities according to their needs. 

Volunteer trips are suspended until further notice!  For more information and to learn how to support Woodland programs or to become a volunteer contact jorgec@woodlandcharity.org

World Health Organization (WHO) will declare 2020 Nurse and midwifes International Year.

Woodland congratulate all amazing nurses and midwifes that had been traveling to Guatemala, Ecuador, Panama, Puerto Rico and Mexico to provide medical care and education to people in rural communities.

Nurses and midwives play a vital role in providing health services. These are the people who devote their lives to caring for mothers and children; giving lifesaving immunizations and health advice; looking after older people and generally meeting everyday essential health needs. They are often, the first and only point of care in their communities. The world needs 9 million more nurses and midwives if it is to achieve universal health coverage by 2030"(WHO)

Woodland celebrates Water

International Day!

Students, teachers, nurses, community leaders and Woodland volunteers unify efforts to celebrate Water International Day!

During the year, Woodland and partners organization in Guatemala, Ecuador, Mexico, Puerto Rico and Panama celebrates Water International Day by unifying efforts and resources to provide access to safe drinking water to families.

To learn how to support Woodland programs or to become a volunteer contact jorgec@woodlandcharity.org

Community clinic in Guatemala celebrates 9th years!


Patanatic community medical clinica celebrates its 9th anniversary providing medical care to all famililes of the community and to 3,500 students in schools around the town!

It is incredible to see the engagement that students, local volunteers,  teachers, nurses and international volunteer to collaborate shoulder to shoulder in the implementation of this program.

"Since the last 9th years we are seeing the improvement of health of the students and families of the community". Expressed Principal Cesar Garcia, Patanatic Elementary School.

"Today we celebrate together this program that emphasis in preventive medicine that is the most important part of the program. Children, youth, adults and senior learn how they can prevent to become seek, it is the more important. It is so valuable to understand that health is in our hands and by learning and receiving training/education we understand better our role in family and community health"  conclude Principal Cesar Garcia.

To learn more about Woodland programs or to become a volunteer contact jorgec@woodlandcharity.org