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Piper Mik and Juliana Anderson are interning with Escuela Integrada for the summer of 2018.

Get to know the interns, Juliana Anderson and Piper Mik

This summer, Juliana Anderson and Piper Mik are serving as interns at Escuela Integrada. The young women are helping with English language instruction, technology and general needs at the school, including refurbishing the library. We sat down with them to find out about their experience. Juliana...

FUMC celebrates friendship through VBS, teacher appreciation day

The family mission team from First United Methodist Church (FUMC) celebrated the theme of friendship during this summer’s Vacation Bible School and teacher appreciation day. The FUMC team led students, families and teachers in activities that illustrated friendship with one another and friendship with God.   “We are all connected,”...
A nurse with International Medical Relief checks the vital signs for a patient at Escuela Integrada on June 25, 2018.

IMR medical team provides exams, medicine, health education for 199 patients

On Monday, June 25, International Medical Relief (IMR) brought a team of 30 doctors and nurses to Escuela Integrada to provide wellness checks, health education and comprehensive exams for those with presenting ailments. The doctors included a physical therapist, ophthalmologist, gynecologist, foot specialist and pediatrician among other specializations. IMR provided...
Mike, Jaime, Reese and Landon Olson spent time with the kids they sponsor and their family at an Escuela Integrada family night on June 12, 2018.

Continued involvement in Escuela Integrada strengthens marriage, family life for Olsons

Mike and Jaime Olson credit their involvement in Escuela Integrada with bringing them back together as a couple and as a family. Mike first visited the school in 2014 with a Lifeonaire team from Wisconsin. The following year, the whole family came to see the school, and their relationship with...
Hernan Garcia brought the new microbus to Escuela Integrada on Wednesday, June 13, for the students and teachers to see. Hannah Nadeau, Paula Bohland and the children at school were very excited to see it.

New microbus a sign of hope for Escuela Integrada

Escuela Integrada has a new microbus thanks to significant contributions from supporters around the country and the generosity of Sergio Pérez. Many people know Sergio as the driver who picks up Escuela Integrada volunteers and mission teams from the airport in Guatemala City. He is a long-time friend and supporter...
Donna Wetzel helps load pieces for a new stove into the back of a pick-up truck outside Escuela Integrada.

Going on a mission trip a ‘bucket list’ item for 80-year-old volunteer

Donna Wetzel is 80 years old, and she is in Guatemala volunteering with Escuela Integrada this week. She always wanted to serve on a mission trip, but was not able to until now. This year, she and her youngest daughter, Jody, signed up with a group from Emanuel United Methodist...