Tesoro is an international non-profit organization that brings healthcare students on service trips to provide healthcare access to people in poverty. We currently work in Guatemala City, Guatemala with a community of approximately 13,000 people that have no access to health services. These community members live around and work in the city garbage dump for as little as $1.00 a day. We also provide educational seminars on various health related topics to this community as we believe education is power.
Tesoro Project is on a mission to empower healthcare students and leaders to heal & transform lives in developing communities.
who we are
Our vision is an inspired global healthcare network that enhances the quality of life in underserved communities.
what we do
Tesoro means "treasure" in Spanish. In our eyes, everyone is a treasure and this how we describe the people who work in the garbage dump.
why we do it
Individuals have received physical and occupational therapy services.
Homes built for families residing next to the garbage dump in Guatemala City. We also have built a sanitation station and protection wall in Chiquimula, Guatemala.
We have extended our area of service to Chiquimula, Guatemala by providing a one-day rehabilitation clinic in El Barreal community, the local police department, and a local community center.
The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others
We have delivered donated medical equipment, such as crutches and wheelchairs.