Based in Guatemala


A Non-profit

Organization Details

Alterna is a social innovation platform that promotes the development of the business and impact investment sector as a route to a sustainable region. We’re convinced there’s a critical talent gap in the impact sector and through this program we aim to reduce it.

The Alterna Impact Fellowship is a 360º program that connects extraordinary international talent with change-catalyzers in Latin America and the Caribbean. The program seeks to promote the business and impact investment sectors by articulating three fundamental axes: professional skills, immersive experience and a high-level global network. The program points towards enhancing and catalyzing environmental and social impact around the world.

Support Needs

We’re looking for:

Brand DesignBusiness StrategyFinanceInternational BusinessMarketing

Impact Story

At Alterna, we believe in a world in which the ability to transform reality can arise from any context; therefore, we activate transformative businesses from the ground up. Since 2011, we have worked with more than 2,300 MSME’s, cultivated through a unique methodology to help strengthen and scale the region’s most disruptive and high-impact businesses.


* 8+ million people impacted through cultivated MSME’s, addressing 15 out of 17 SDG’s.

* $155+ million cumulated sales of total cultivated MSME’s.

* $810k million invested in 28 MSME’s; 59% of them women led.

* 2300+ MSME’s cultivated through a unique methodology..