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Oliver selling masks

Hannah sucks at track

I decided to be creative with my wardrobe the other day. Instead of wearing a typical t-shirt and gym shorts, I busted out the old high school track shirt! I tried to think about why I brought such an old t-shirt to Guatemala. Then I remembered. I moved to Guatemala...

COVID-19 Guatemala Update

Dear Friends, Thank you so much for keeping Guatemala and all of the children and their families in your prayers. Due to the outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19), the Guatemala Ministry of Education has suspended classes for 21 days, beginning today. The teachers are meeting to come up with a plan...

International Women’s Day: A Faith Reflection

In anticipation of International Women’s Day, I was reflecting on women in Guatemala who had an impact on me, and the list is long! Recently, I had an eye-opening conversation with a mother at Escuela Integrada.  Last week, I went on a home visit with our school psychologist to visit...

Calling All Prayer Partners!

Escuela Integrada staff members will hold regular prayer meetings the last Tuesday of every month at 4pm EST. They want this to be a global effort and have asked if you would also come alongside them in prayer. If you are interested in becoming a prayer partner and receiving updates...

Love is kind

At the beginning of last year, Sergio, a father of one of the students at Escuela Integrada, handed his sons teacher a bag of school supplies saying that it was for Maria. Maria’s family simply could not afford the small amount of additional school supplies that families are supposed to...

How a sponsor is changing Oliver’s life

When I first met Oliver, he was young and timid.  It was his first time in a new school with new kids and new faces. He was one of the children at Escuela Integrada who needed someone to sponsor his education. Morgan and I knew we wanted to sponsor one...