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Lifeonaire to match every donation in June up to $16,000

2020 has been quite a crazy year for all of us. Each November, we sit down and work on a vision for the upcoming school year. This year was no different. We were looking forward to a record number of teams coming to visit Escuela Integrada during the summer of...
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GRACES’ intern Breanna Watson reflects on abrupt end to serving with Escuela Integrada

By Breanna Watson “Thank goodness we can all go home and get out of here,” a stranger at the airport snickered as the long line of mask-wearers desiring to return to the United States filed into La Aurora International Airport one by one. It was 10 p.m. on a Saturday...
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At Home Learning for Escuela Integrada

For the past month, the teachers, students and parents of families at Escuela Integrada have been adjusting to the reality of at home learning- as school has been cancelled since March 16th. To start off, here are a few challenges that our families and teachers face when it comes to...
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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...
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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...
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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...