ODIM (Organization for the Development of the Indigenous Maya) Guatemala operates two medical clinics, a dental clinic, programs to fight infant malnutrition and diabetes, health education seminars, as well as student scholarship and learning reinforcement programs in the communities of San Pablo and San Juan on Lake Atitlan.   ODIM (“O-deem” in Spanish) welcomes medical, dental and construction teams from other countries and invests in the lives of 44 local staff who make a difference in the community year-round.


Our Services

ODIM is focused on providing compassionate, high quality health and education services to the communities of San Juan and San Pablo here on Lake Atitlán. 

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Medical Services

Health Education 

Scholarship Program

Who We Are

We're a mix of local and foreign staff committed to improving the lives of the people we serve. Find out more about our staff and our board of directors.


Board of Directors



Our volunteer experiences are meaningful opportunities to provide housing and medical services in Guatemala. We accept short term volunteer teams and long term individual volunteers. Find out more.

Volunteer Opportunities