Posts by daniel
Run (or walk) to support the meal program at Escuela Integrada!
Join us on April 29 for Racing for GRACES! Registration is now open for the 2023 Racing for GRACES! Run or walk with us from your home location on April 29, or join us for in-person events in Tulsa, Oklahoma and Antigua, Guatemala. The distance is up to you for this 1-day FUN-RUN-raiser. This year’s…Read More
New partnership with Academy of Future Leaders, Vision Trips back in full swing
First two Vision Trips of 2023 visit school, serve families, engage in adventure What a joy it was to have two Vision Trips back-to-back in February! We had a blast welcoming a group from the Catholic parishes of northwest New Mexico and a MasterMission group. “It was a great delight to see all the students…Read More
Vision Trips and Valentines!
Vision Trips are back! Join us in Guatemala for a one-of-a-kind service immersion experience With an ease in pandemic restrictions, we are eagerly awaiting your visit to Guatemala in 2023! GRACES’ Vision Trips are a great way to see first-hand how GRACES’ local partner organizations serve children and families who live in poverty in Guatemala.…Read More
To serve, to love everyone just as He commanded
Recently, we sat down with Sandra Hernandez, project and vision trips coordinator for GRACES, to ask how Escuela Integrada has impacted her life. She shared: “Escuela Integrada is what God wants every person to do—for us to serve, to love everyone, just as He commanded.” Your financial support during our year-end campaign allows us to…Read More
Escuela Integrada is my home
When Francisco’s family left Kiche and arrived in Antigua, they didn’t have a place to live, and his mom didn’t have work. She started selling tortillas on the street and sent her three young boys to work, so they could afford to rent a room. The streets were incredibly dangerous for children with the amount…Read More
“We hope in God it will continue this way”
“We hope in God it will continue this way” Maria Teodora Reyes Vasquez started working at Escuela Integrada the day it opened. She’s been serving the school for 20 years. She, like many of the teachers and staff, have been at the school since the beginning. Maria, Hernan, Sandra, Bradler, Glendy, Rafael, Mario, Francisco, Lidia,…Read More
It’s Giving Tuesday!
It’s Giving Tuesday and we’re celebrating 20 years of education at Escuela Integrada! Escuela Integrada opened its doors nearly 20 years ago. In fact, we are celebrating the 20th birthday of the school in 2023! It is amazing to see what God can do in 20 years—kids who used to work on the streets are…Read More
Guatemalan coffee makes a great stocking stuffer!
Guatemalan coffee makes a great stocking stuffer! Support small business with a coffee purchase from Guatemala! Not only does your order support local coffee farmers in Guatemala, but $4 from every bag sold goes right back to Escuela Integrada to fund education for children who live in extreme poverty. The coffee for this project is…Read More
Escuela Integrada, GRACES demonstrate example of in-country solidarity
GRACES is empowering Escuela Integrada, a Guatemalan-led school to fulfill its purpose of primary education GRACES held its first in-person Supporters Gathering since 2019! It was such a blessing to have supporters from all over the country come to Guatemala for graduations, home visits, family night and planning meetings for the organization. Twenty-two people traveled…Read More
Supporters Gathering resumes in-person meetings, graduations in Guatemala this week
This week, 24 GRACES supporters and board members will have a chance to reconnect for the first in-person Supporters Gathering since 2019. The week includes meetings with local partners, elementary graduation, junior high graduation, home visits, family night, cultural activities and more. “Being able to come together in Guatemala is really special,” said Hannah Nadeau…Read More