Children of the Americas (COTA) - Medical Missions

We are a non-profit, volunteer organization that provides medical services to the women and children of Guatemala.  

COTA Through the Eyes of a Photojournalist

Courier-Journal Features COTA's Service in Guatemala

We recently completed our annual medical mission trip, in  Salama, Guatemala.  Here is a wonderful article, along with a video and many photos, by a journalist who accompanied us on the trip.


It's All About Serving Others


The Organization

We are a US-based non-profit organization founded in 1991.  

We have been Top Rated by Great Nonprofits since 2013. 

Who We Are

How We Help

We go on an annual medical mission trip to Guatemala to provide the following kinds of free medical services to women and children:

  • Surgeries
  • Primary care medical visits
  • Medications and vitamins
  • Orthotics and prostheses
  • Dental services

What We Need

We are always glad to receive financial donations to help defray our program costs.  We also need:

  • Medical equipment and supplies
  • Medications
  • Wheelchairs, walkers, and other adaptive aids
  • Volunteers who can assist with fundraising, marketing, planning, logistics, and other activities in the US.

Donate Now

Your generous gift will help us fund our mission to help those in need. Together, we can make a difference.

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