Guatemala is one of the poorest countries in the world with one of the highest levels of violent crime. Half the population live below the poverty line, are desperate to make a living and have somewhere to live.
Education for the Children Foundation aims to help the poorest of the poor and educate their children in a safe and loving environment. Giving youngsters the support they need to break the cycle of poverty.
This documentary explores the issues, speaks to families in Guatemala about their situation and discusses the work of one Foundation doing all they can to make lives better for those in a desperate community.
For more information about Education for the Children please visit: eftc.org.uk