Impact Ministries

Build a Brighter Future

because children in Guatemala need us to be there for them when life is hard

Make an Impact

students in a Vida class

Become a Sponsor

Impact children in Guatemala by giving them the means to an education – individually or as a class

Come to Guatemala

Make a long-term impact through short-term missions, fill a special need, or join us for the VIDA School of Discipleship

Connect with Us

Connect with Impact Ministries in person, through social media, or by receiving stories from Guatemala in your in-box

Axel working on schoolwork outside beside woodpile

Sometimes poverty makes learning difficult

Axel struggles with his schoolwork – not because he isn’t smart or hard-working, but because poverty can make learning difficult. Imagine learning from home in a house made of earth and sheet metal that floods when it rains. Imagine sharing that space with many younger siblings – all of whom think the school supplies your teachers brought you look like great toys. Imagine trying to study on an empty stomach, worrying about whether you’ll have to hide the next time dad comes home. Is it any wonder that Axel sometimes neglects his studies? Will you help us support children like Axel? …

We did it!

We did it! For #GivingTuesday, together we raised enough to fill 43,565 plates. Or provide 605 food hampers. That’s more than double our goal! THANK YOU for helping us make sure our Vida students and their families have enough to eat! Thank you for being such a blessing to children in Guatemala!

It’s #GivingTuesday – will you be the answer to a mother’s prayers?

When Carlos and Beverly’s mother received a food hamper, she couldn’t help but cry. That morning, she had been so worried – she knew she didn’t have enough money to buy food for her family. So she prayed and asked God to help her. When she saw the teachers arrive with a bag of groceries, she was overwhelmed with joy and thanksgiving. Time and time again we hear stories like this one. Will you be the answer to a mother’s prayers this #GivingTuesday? We have a #NoHungryKids goal of raising $10,000 by the end of the day. $10,000 will provide 250 food …

Join Us

Les and Rita at their home in Guatemala

VidaLive: Looking Back & Ahead

January 20th (Time TBA)
Join us “on location” in Guatemala as we join Les & Rita to look back over what God has done in 2021 and look ahead to 2022.

Missionfest Manitoba 2022 Conference Logo

Missionfest Manitoba

February 4th-6th
If you’re going to Missionfest Manitoba, be sure to stop by the Impact Ministries Booth in the foyer for updates on what God is doing in Guatemala!

Schools in Guatemala

For our students, having a school to go to is so much more than just an education. Vida Schools are the foundation of our ministry, and provide academics, health care, nutrition, a loving community, and an introduction to God’s faithfulness.

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Orphan Care

I don’t want him. I want nothing to do with him!”

Those were the Mom’s words the moment she saw her big-eyed newborn. The baby’s birth mother is a very needy, mentally ill woman living on the streets of Guatemala. And her baby found refuge at the Vida Children’s Home.

Become an Orphan Care Champion ⇨

School of Discipleship

To follow Jesus is to risk!
Test God amidst the challenges of real life and discover that He is ALWAYS enough!

Vision – See the world as God sees it
Impact – Live life intentionally
Delight – Experience intimacy with Jesus
Adventure – Dare to follow Jesus

Applications are now being accepted for January & May 2022.
We dare you to apply!

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Medical Teams

Are you a:
Nurse Practitioner
Medical Technician
Dental Hygienist
other Medical Practitioner

We’re looking for medical practitioners to serve in rural Guatemala
Learn more ⇨

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