La Choza Chula

La Choza Chula

Careers at La Choza Chula

About us

We are a social enterprise based in El Paredón, Guatemala. Through sales of our products and local tours we ensure that the community benefits from the growing tourism in the area as well as providing support for our education and environment projects.

What is our vision?

To create a sustainable future for rural communities in Guatemala.

What is our mission?

To create locally-driven projects to ensure the educational and environmental development of El Paredón and neighbouring communities. We achieve this by providing skills, training and employment opportunities for community members funded by a social enterprise and donations.

Stats we are proud of

  • 185

    Children attending library sessions per month

  • 253

    Hours of English language lessons delivered

  • 34

    Community members employed

  • 2

    Recycling centres built in the community

Behind the scenes

Team makeup

  • 9
  • 67
    % Female


  • Holiday

    30 days holiday a year and we encourage you to use them all up! It's a marathon, not a sprint.

  • Home cooked lunches

    Enjoy home cooked lunches from our team of community lunch ladies. Much more than rice and beans!

  • Live on the beach

    Learn how to surf, enjoy the beautiful mangrove ecosystem and sea turtles in the national park and listen to the waves as you fall asleep.

  • Unlimited WIFI

    Access unlimited WIFI in a rural beach community, we've got all the mod cons!