Sacatepéquez Team

Licda. Lourdes Inés González Monroy (Sisi)

General Director - Psychologist, Sisi has been part of the family since 2009. She plans, executes, supervises and evaluates the work in Sacatepéquez.

Licda. Miriam Rosario Valle Valle

Youth Development Program Coordinator - Psychologist, Miriam has been part of the CasaSito family since 2010. She coordinates the monitoring of scholars and the educational centers, evaluations of scholarships, new income applications, workshops, and extracurricular activities.

Ana Corina Cho Toquer

Youth Development Program Assistant - The last-year student of the Rafael Landivar University in the degree course in Clinical Psychology, Corina is new to the family. She supports the coordination of the monitoring of scholars and the educational centers, evaluations of scholarship recipients, new income applications, workshops, and extracurricular activities.

Graciela Carolina Aragon Zuleta

Work-Study scholar - Student of the University of San Carlos of Guatemala of the Faculty of Economic Sciences in the degree of public accounting and auditing, Carolina was granted a CasaSito scholarship for two years. She supports different areas in the office, which will allow her to acquire new knowledge in different administrative areas.

Alta Verapaz / Quiché Team

Lic. José Marcos de la Cruz Arriaza

General Director - Psychologist and career and vocational counselor, José has been part of the family since 2013. He supervises, organizes, executes and evaluates the work in Alta Verapaz and Quiché.

Licda. Luz Elvira Morales Galdámez

Social Worker - Lucy has been part of the family since 2015. She is in charge of monitoring the performance and academic performance of the young scholars, through individual and professional support, together with the support of teachers from different educational centers and parents. Also, she is in charge of planning and organizing training workshops for young people and parents.

Licda. Betzy Fernanda Heinemann Del Valle

Youth Program Orientador - Clinical Psychologist, Fernanda has been part of the family since 2018. She coordinates the monitoring and evaluations of scholarship recipients, as well as supporting the organization of workshops and activities for the development of skills in parents, young people, and young ladies.

Kavin Omar Sis Cac

Work-Study scholar - A first-year university student in the Pedagogy career at the University of San Carlos in Guatemala, Kevin has been a scholar for four years. He attends the different areas and activities within the office. One of his goals for this year is to gain experience and put it into practice in a professional future.

 Silke Wahl

Development Consultant and Board President - Silke has been part of the family since 2002. She is in charge of the Emergency Fund, raising funds and developing new projects.

 Salvador González

Internal Accountant - Administrator and Evaluator, Salvador has been part of the family since 2009. He is in charge of our internal accounting and is also our facilitator of the mathematics club.

Board of Directors

CasaSito Guatemala

Silke Wahl, President

Paola Castellanos, Vice President

Alice So Fong Lee, Treasurer

Manuela Rosales, Secretary

Christoph Ege, Member

Desiree Iturbide - Member

CasaSito USA

Greg Schwendinger, Chairman

Eric Behrs, Secretary

Alice Lee So Fong, Member

 

Founders

On July 7, 2004, Greg and Alice founded the Casa Sito Association in the United States and in 2009 in Guatemala.
The Sacatepequez office opened its doors in 2006, seven years later, in 2013, they established the second office in Alta Verapaz.

Alice Lee So Fong

Alice has lived and traveled in many countries for the last 30 years. In 1999, she started working in developing countries as a volunteer and coordinator. She has participated in many different projects such as house-building, environmental conservation, HIV/AIDS education, and social development. Alice is also the agent of Developing Scholars Foundation of Canada in Guatemala and is the member of Mariposa Association of Germany.

Greg Schwendinger

An engineer by profession and a kayaker by passion. Fortunately, a travel bug cut his engineering career short and now he has found true love in Guatemala in more ways than one. Apart from his work at CasaSito, Greg writes kayak guidebooks for Mexico and Central America.