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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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Phase 2 Chamché Rebuild

Building a Brighter Future by Rebuilding Chamché

This month, we’re Building a Brighter Future for kids in Guatemala! And one of the ways we’re doing that is by rebuilding Vida Chamché. Vida Chamché, Impact Ministries’ first school, was definitely at the end of its life-cycle. After starting out as a family home more than 100 years ago, it had seen renovations and […]

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God is Healing Hearts

Hector spent his life trying to get his father’s approval, but nothing he did ever seemed to measure up. If you came to one of our Friends Events last month, you got a chance to hear Hector’s story.  How as a child, he saw his brothers brow-beaten by an overly-demanding father.  How he said to […]

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The End of an Era – and the Start of Something New

A hundred and four years is a long time for an adobe-brick structure to last . . . but that’s how long the original part of Vida Chamché school has been around! Built as a home for a family, then turned into “Colegio Beerseba” – the forerunner to the Vida Schools – this building has […]

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Vida Chamché through the years

Did you know that the original building at Vida Chamché was originally built as a family home – and that it stood for over 100 years?  Did you know that Vida Chamché was originally called Colegio Beerseba?  How much do you know about the history of our first Vida School campus? Here’s a partial Vida Chamché Timeline: 1914 – […]

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