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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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Ribbon Cutting at Agua de Vida Chijulhá School

Grand Opening at Agua de Vida Chijulhá

We’d like to share with you the excitement and emotion of the Grand Opening at Agua de Vida Chijulhá school through the eyes of Paul Haberstock, a teacher at Living Waters Christian Academy in Spruce Grove, Alberta – one of the partner organizations that helped make Agua de Vida Chijulhá school a reality: March 26, 2018.  […]

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Meet our first House Parents

Ericka has her hands full.  She has 3 boys under the age of 7 – her youngest was born in January.  She’s also the superintendent overseeing all our Vida schools.  And she’s a pastor’s wife.  Life is busy. And yet, Ericka and her husband Hector are expanding their ministry, rather than slowing down.  In December, […]

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Excited Chijulha students

First day at Chijulhá

Many years ago, while Elmer Poou – one of our original students – was still in elementary school, Impact Ministries acquired a piece of land in Chijulhá. Impact Ministries had big plans for Chijulhá, but God had even bigger plans for the ministry, so for a dozen or so years, the land at Chijulhá grew […]

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