We envision a world where people can thrive and nature can flourish - a world in which one is not sacrificed for the other.

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We envision a world where people can thrive and nature can flourish - a world in which one is not sacrificed for the other.

We envision a world where people can thrive and nature can flourish - a world in which one is not sacrificed for the other.

We seek to promote the health and well-being of the planet – its people and its natural environment – by focusing on three program areas:

Mesoamerican Reef

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Mesoamerican Reef

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Equality for Women and Girls

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Equality for Women and Girls

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Sustainable Cities

Sustainable Cities

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Too Young to Wed: Guatemala

Produced in partnership with Summit collaborator the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), this 2014 film explores the prevalence of child marriage in Guatemala with the direction and images of photo journalist Stephanie Sinclair. Guatemala was the tenth country where Sinclair documented the issue of child marriage, beginning with a 2011 film focused on child marriage… Read More »

Population Council: Abriendo Oportunidades

This short 2015 video provides a brief overview of  Population Council’s Abriendo Oportunidades program within the municipality of Chisec in Alta Verapaz, Guatemala. Summit has been involved with the Abriendo program since 2005, and has more recently supported its adaption and implementation within Belize’s Toledo District. Video by Jeremy Bunch