Guatemalan Relief Assistance for Children’s Education Services (GRACES) is a nonprofit, non-governmental organization providing education and other support services to over 200 students living in poverty in Guatemala.
GRACES primary project is a school in Guatemala. Escuela Integrada de Niños Trabajadores which means “Integrated School for the Working Children,” was started in 2003 to provide accessible education for children who were victims of child labor. The school serves more than 180 students in the surrounding villages of Antigua, Guatemala.
GRACES secondary project is an after-school and community outreach program. Proyecto Capaz which means “Project Capable” was started in 2015 to provide a safe space and tutoring for young girls after school. Proyecto Capaz serves on average 30 children in the community while also doing community outreach and working with parents and other community members.
To provide holistic educational opportunities through physical, emotional and spiritual support for children living in extreme poverty in Guatemala.
To improve the lives of our students by overcoming generational poverty, child labor and violence and empowering them to live a life of hope, purpose and opportunity, sharing the love of Jesus Christ.