About Us

Our Mission

HELPS International’s mission is to provide enduring programs of practical, social and spiritual value to the people in the developing world through a system of partnership and mutual responsibility.

Our History

In the early 1980’s, Stephen Miller, an investment banker in Dallas, visited a refugee camp during the thirty-six year civil war in the highlands of Guatemala and joined with Paul Townsend to began the HELPS journey (Read more…)

Where we work

HELPS International started its programs in Guatemala, where it is headquartered, in 1984. Today, HELPS has ONIL stoves in Guatemala, Nicaragua, Honduras, El Salvador, Mexico and Haiti.