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Vida Staff Retreat

Renewed Vision for our Vida Teachers

In much of North America, September is synonymous with “Back to School”. In Guatemala, though, the school year runs from January to October, and our teachers are just coming into that tough back stretch!  That’s why it was so wonderful to recently be able to invite all our Vida school staff to a retreat – a […]

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Baby Joseph with house parents

Welcome Baby Joseph!

It’s been an exciting few weeks in Guatemala. As you know, the Vida Children’s Home received its official approval on July 9th, 2019.  Right around that time, a tiny boy was abandoned and brought to a hospital – the same hospital that we visit with our teams, the same hospital where we’ve cried tears over the […]

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Vida Children's Home cribs ready for babies

The Vida Children’s Home has been approved!!!

Yesterday, we received the word that we have all been waiting and praying for – the Vida Children’s Home has official government approval! After many years of planning, preparing, and praying, we can now accept children ages two and under into the Vida Children’s Home! Please pray with us that these cribs will be filled with […]

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Save the Date: RIDE Day is October 5th, 2019

It’s summer holidays, and your attention is probably focused on vacations, visitors, or what to do with out-of-school kids – but we wanted to let you know about an exciting opportunity to walk or ride for Impact Ministries once those same kids are back in school. Impact Ministries has been accepted as an official Ride […]

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Darlin working in a notebook in school

“I thank God because I know someone is supporting me.”

When Darlin was an elementary student in Vida Chicoy, her family was going through a tough time. Her father had abandoned the family, and her mother had to work to provide for Darlin and her sibling. Sometimes Darlin came to school crying, because she hadn’t eaten at home, or because the housework was hard, or because […]

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Sometimes our hearts breaks for the children of Guatemala

Sometimes our hearts breaks when we hear what some of our students have been through already. Take 7-year-old Lucia and her younger brother Archivaldo. Their mother abandoned them when they were young, and their father works away for weeks at a time. Their aunt has opened her home to them, but the family struggles, because […]

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