The Congregational Church of Needham is the “home base” of the Guatemala Partnership, established in 1987. It is a church with a rich history of engagement, outreach and activism.
What activities and causes this energetic and highly educated group of young men and women from SMT and nearby communities are engaged in.
Mining is an industry that is expanding into rural Central America where environmental impact, as well as the affect it has on nearby communities, is given far less consideration than it should.
Activities that this organization are engaged with. One well know endeavor has been the witness accompaniment program in Guatemala. Others are affiliated with exploitation of resources that will impact communities in detrimental ways.