Heart to Heart International Employee Receives Guatemalan Ambassador of Peace Recognition
OLATHE, Kan., July 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — The Guatemala Peace Secretary has selected Jorge Coromac of Heart to Heart International, a health-focused humanitarian aid organization, to serve as an Ambassador of Peace for Guatemala in 2011 and 2012. Those selected for this position represent organizations that advocate for the peace of the Guatemalan people. Coromac was recognized at the Guatemala National Palace on June 17 for receiving this position.
Heart to Heart International’s comprehensive Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) initiative and other health programs qualified Coromac to serve in this position. In partnership with other organizations and a multitude of volunteers, Heart to Heart International has provided access to safe drinking water and improved sanitation for Guatemalans of the Solola region.
“This is a real honor to be selected,” said Coromac, “and the responsibility of this is to continue working to promote the peace through the WASH and health programs in the region of Solola.”
Heart to Heart International is headquartered in Olathe, Kan., and has mobilized and equipped thousands of volunteers to create healthier communities in more than 60 countries, including the United States. Heart to Heart International is improving global health through initiatives that connect people and resources to a world in need. More information about Heart to Heart International may be found at www.hearttoheart.org.
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