Greg and Helaine Walton

Central America, Guatemala

Greg and Helaine Walton have served in Guatemala, Central America for the last 23 years. They currently live in the town of Canilla, Quiche with their three daughters Gigi, Bella and Nia. The Walton’s ministry is called Association Alas and is a nationally registered non profit organization which currently has projects in different regions throughout the Quiche region serving theindigenous Mayan populations. Among the variousinitiatives that Alas oversees are included a rural Christcentered high school, a full time home for adults with disabilities, a home for single mothers with children and a Special Education and Therapy centre that serves adultsand children with Special Needs.

With a focus on the marginalized and the poor the ministry reaches out to children and adults with disabilities, widows, single mothers and families in crisis. All of the ministry staff area former students and/or local nationals and a strong emphasis is based on transformation and discipleship. As part of a Kingdom model of biblical unity, Alas works closely with other ministries and with local leadership in promoting projects that serve for the benefit of those with the most need.

With a goal to promote local employment and long term economic sustainability, Alas has also initiated numerous Kingdom business initiatives that encourage entrepreneurship and teach small business skills. These include a popular Chili sauce called Afripica, a Disinfectant business , a carpentry shop and an Earth block production centre.

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With a focus on the marginalized and the poor the ministry reaches out to children and adults with disabilities, widows, single mothers and families in crisis. All of the ministry staff area former students and/or local nationals and a strong emphasis is based on transformation and discipleship. As part of a Kingdom model of biblical unity, Alas works closely with other ministries and with local leadership in promoting projects that serve for the benefit of those with the most need.

With a goal to promote local employment and long term economic sustainability, Alas has also initiated numerous Kingdom business initiatives that encourage entrepreneurship and teach small business skills. These include a popular Chili sauce called Afripica, a Disinfectant business , a carpentry shop and an Earth block production centre.

Our Vision

To be a reference for people in matters of social inclusion, education, cultural, and environment. Develop innovative projects and provide quality services. Build an efficient, flexible and transparent organization formed by highly trained professionals. Achieve stable, balanced and sustainable financing.

…Share the Good News with the poor, proclaim that captives will be released, that the blind will see, that the oppressed will be set free.

~ Jesus Christ

Our Mission

We are a bridge organization between the Guatemalan population that is in a situation of social, economic, educational and cultural vulnerability, with people, social groups, and national and international organizations that support these causes. We recognize that each person is an individual with unlimited potential given by God.

Our Values

  • EXCELLENCE – Only strong wills are able to withstand the hard path that leads to the top.
  • CHARACTER – We must overcome the limits no matter the difficulties along the way.
  • HUMILITY – When we are great in humility, we are closer to greatness.
  • UNITY – I can do things you cannot; you can do things I cannot. Together we can do great things.
  • SERVICE – Always give your best, and the best will come.
  • FAITH – Faith doesn’t make things easier; it makes them possible.