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Happy 2020!

We’re coming to the end of not just another year, but another decade. And, more than ever, we are excited to see what 2020 has to bring. In 2020, Impact Ministries will be celebrating 20 years in Guatemala. When we look back to where we started – a dream, 1 school, 73 students – we’re […]

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Evelin with her mother and sister

What does it take to build a brighter future for a girl like Evelin?

Evelin and her now-elderly mother live alone. They don’t have a lot – they didn’t even when her Dad was still alive – and they’ve made many sacrifices to keep Evelin in school. They are thankful for the sacrifices others have made on their behalf so that Evelin can have a brighter future. So what does […]

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Christmas Card

May your Christmas be Bright

As a child, didn’t you think the onset of winter was wonderful?!? It meant Christmas was coming! Somehow, in Canada, snow and cold weather and “Christmas” were intertwined. There’s no snow in Guatemala, but the warmth enjoyed when family and friends gather together to share a meal and celebrate the birth of Jesus transcends the […]

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Vida Chijacorral elementary class with teacher

Last year there weren’t enough classes – let’s change that!

Will you help us build another three classrooms at the Vida Chijacorral School campus in Tactic, Guatemala? In the morning, Vida Chijacorral is full of our younger students. Children from preschool to Grade 7 fill every available classroom, energetically learning to read, to study, and, of course, to praise the Lord! In the afternoon, the […]

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The future CAN be bright for children like Rosy

As we’re kicking off our year end Build a Brighter Future campaign, it’s graduation season at our Vida schools. Graduation is always such a tangible reminder that the future CAN be bright for the children of Guatemala. The smiles can hide the backstory, though. So often, a bright future is hard-won in Guatemala.  Like for […]

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