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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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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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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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