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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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God answered Hilary’s prayer – through her Sponsor

“Who are these tall, strange-looking, generous people?” 4-year-old Hilary wondered. They came to her school devotional and they gave her and her classmates big hugs. The teacher explained that these were sponsors. Right away, Hilary began to pray that she could have a sponsor of her very own. And she was so excited when she learned […]

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Garry with Cristian and his family

“You have been part of the Salvation of God in my life”

When Les shared about Impact Ministries at a church in New Brunswick back in 2002 or 2003, Garry & Marion decided to sponsor a child. “Our first sponsored child was a boy called Cristian” says Garry. Garry got to meet Cristian and his family for the first time in 2005. Cristian didn’t grow up with parents who […]

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Some pretty amazing Canadians!

We’ve often said that our Guatemalan teachers and pastors are our front-line missionaries, as we grow godly leaders in Tactic and the surrounding communities. But we also have some pretty amazing Canadians on the ground in Guatemala helping to make sure Impact Ministries runs smoothly! If you’ve been on a short-term mission trip with Impact, […]

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Eliseo collecting firewood

A Brighter Future for Eliseo

As a child, Eliseo’s future looked bleak.  He had half a dozen siblings at home, and poverty was a constant companion.  He began attending a Vida School – but was only allowed to study if he would spend his afternoons collecting firewood and selling it in order to help his Mom with expenses. Through Impact […]

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