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Elizabeth Cole taught Nia, a cardio-dance workout method to the girls in Proyecto Capaz.

Home visits provide new perspective for mother, son who won trip at Quetzal Gala

Taylor Steele carries a bag of food to a family on a home visit. Elizabeth Cole and her son, Taylor Steele, came to Guatemala for the first time the week of November 5. Cole's bid won the all-expenses paid trip at the Quetzal Gala earlier this...
On Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017, Escuela Integrada celebrated graduations for first and sixth grade. After diplomas were awarded, first grade students released balloons into the sky, each one carrying a small piece of paper with their dreams and wishes for the future.

‘Status of the School’ update shows higher achievement rates, stronger management of instruction

Video: On Wednesday, Nov. 8, Escuela Integrada celebrated graduations for first and sixth grade. After diplomas were awarded, first grade students released balloons into the sky, each one carrying a small piece of paper with their dreams and wishes for the future. On Tuesday, Nov. 7, Bradler Santos, principal, and...
Supporters and vision trip members connected over lunch at Finca Filadelfia to share stories about past and future involvement with Escuela Integrada.

Celebrations, fellowship and future plans kick off annual Supporters Gathering in Antigua

The Quetzal Gala, Fiesta Guatemala, increased social media presence and new partnerships are just a few of the successes board members and supporters celebrated on the first day of the annual Supporters Gathering. Concurrently, a group of seven potential supporters visited Escuela Integrada to meet the teachers and staff as...
Fifth grade girls from Proyecto Capaz participate in International Women's Day on March 8, 2017.

Onetime school dropout returns, becomes leader of girls program Proyecto Capaz

Ana Morales and Mario Soto have two girls, Alisson, 7, and Fernanda, 5. It took Ana Gabriela Lara Morales 11 years to finish 7th grade. The oldest of six, Morales was often responsible for her siblings, and cleaned and cooked for her family. Her father was...
Autographed item from Oprah Winfrey (item from 2017 Auction)

Oprah Donates Shoes, Sunglasses for Quetzal Gala Auction

From The Salisbury Post: Oprah Winfrey has donated two items for auction at an upcoming gala next month in Salisbury. A pair of Nicholas Kirkwood pumps and a pair of Dita designer sunglasses will be up for grabs during the Quetzal Gala on Sept. 16 at the Country Club of Salisbury. This...
Maria Fernanda, 11, Evelyn, 9, Norma, 8, and Anita, 4, ride in the back of a truck with family members and the casket of their mother. Maria, 37, died Saturday, Aug. 5, 2017. Photo: Autumn Jones.

Escuela Integrada family loses mother to illness, needs prayers and support

On Sunday, August 6, eleven volunteers accompanied an Escuela Integrada family on the long, slow, steady walk from the funeral of their mother to her burial site. Maria, 37 at the time of her death, leaves behind four girls—Maria Fernanda, 11, Evelyn, 9, Norma, 8, and Anita, 4. The three...