Organizations and Institutions 

CONAP, Consejo Nacional de Áreas Protegidas
Declaration of Chelemhá as al private Natural Reserve.


FONACON, Fondo Nacional para la Conservación de la Naturaleza
Partial financing of the construction of Chelemhá Lodge.


Guacamaya Foundation

Supporting teachers in topics of nature and enviroment in the public schools of Chelemhá 1 and Chelemhá 2

INAB, Instituto Nacional de Bosques / National Forest Institut
Tecnical support and partial financing of the reforestation

Muebles TONTEM, Markus Reinhard
Design and Construction of Chelemhá Lodge including its interior

NABU Regionalverband “Erzgebirge”
Fundraising support in the acquisition of an additional part of land in order to take care and maintain this cloud forest.

Project Mosaico Guatemala
Agency for Volunteers


University of Applied Sciences in Eberswalde, Germany
Support in elaborating the application to declare Chelemhá as a Natural Reserve as well as in the training of local guides.

Universität Göttingen, Deutschland
Scientific work in relation to the soil conditions and the use of the landscape (Michael Markussen) as well as the birds living in the area. (Swen Renner)

University of Munich, Germany Harald Förther 
Inventory of flowers

UPROBON, Unión para Proteger el Bosque Nuboso
The Association UPROBON ist in charge of the function of the Cloud Forest Reserve Chelemhá as well as Chelemhá Lodge. UPROBON coordinates the work, maintains a tourism program, is in charge of the administration and creates working opportunities to the local Q’eqchie people.

Persons and Groups
Carsten Loth, Berlin
Fundraising in Germany


Knut Eisermann and Claudia Avendaño 

Support of the Cloud Forest Reserve Chelemhá with Proeval Raxmus and their travel agency Cayaya Birding from the beginning up to april 2015.


Neighborhood Villages of Chelemhá

Collaboration with UPROBON in several opportunities

Environment Group of St. Michael School, Paderborn/Germany in cooperation with the Association “GEO schützt den Regenwald e.V.”
Fundraising for the buy of the land in the protected area


Various Volunteers 

Assistance in different kind of work in the Cloud Forest Reserve Chelemhá, San Pedro Carchá, A.V.


Redacción: Lilian Hässig, Armin Schumacher, Rudy Botzoc

Fotos: Juan Carlos Lemus, Rudy Botzoc, Carlos Echevarria, Rodrigo Pop, Roland Rumm, Luke Seitz,

Design: Bajo Cero Films