How can your company help fight COVID-19 in Guatemala?

Depending on the specific intervention, private sector assistance could take the form of: 

  • Expertise and skill sets (e.g., supply chain, data analytics, marketing/communications, technology and innovation) 
  • Use of company assets (e.g., locations for vaccinations, equipment)  
  • Collaboration with and/or funding of local or international organizations undertaking COVID response programs 
  • Provision of funding or donated items to government entities

Country-Specific Needs

Increasing Vaccine Access & Delivery

Logistics, Warehousing, and Infrastructure 

  • Support outsourcing of, or provide donations for, cold-chain maintenance supplies and equipment, especially for last-mile delivery in remote/rural areas

Vaccine Distribution, Planning, and Sites of Delivery 

  • Provide technical assistance to local partners in improving last-mile delivery, especially in remote/rural areas

Data and Monitoring

  • Leverage business intelligence expertise to analyze existing information systems and facilitate discussion of the data to improve vaccine roll-out

Incentives and Messaging

  • Assist local governments and/or the Ministry of Health with demand generation, dispelling myths, and mobilizing communities for COVID-19 vaccines, especially among remote/rural populations
  • Design, generate, and/or distribute targeted COVID-19 vaccine campaign messaging and communications that combat misinformation, especially in remote/rural areas

Expanding Availability of Tests, Therapeutics, and/or Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Supply Availability and Logistics

  • Support procurement of PPE for frontline workers
  • Support procurement of, or provide donation for, therapeutics, molecular diagnostic tests, rapid diagnostic tests, and other diagnostic equipment
  • Provide expertise on data analytics for tests, PPE, ventilators, and therapeutics utilizing existing health information systems

For Guatemala-specific questions, or to coordinate assistance, please contact the USAID/Guatemala Mission:Jennifer Slotnick at and please copy the COVID-19 Taskforce Private Sector Engagement team in Washington, DC at

The purpose of this Country Profile is to provide information to the public regarding possible COVID-19 needs and priorities in specific countries.  This is not a Request for Information, Request for Proposal (RFP), or Notice of Funding Opportunity (NOFO) and in no way commits USAID to issue an RFP/NOFO or to make an award.  This does not constitute an obligation of funds, nor does it constitute a legally binding commitment or create any rights in any third party.  Nothing in this shall be construed as a partnership or other type of legal entity or personality or as an exclusive working relationship.  Organizations are responsible for any and all expenses incurred relating to actions or activities undertaken related to this Country Profile.  This Country Profile is a work of the United States Government.  Use of this Country Profile by an organization does not imply endorsement by USAID of the organization or its activities.