Guatemala

Called to Carry One Another's Burdens

This week’s story of encouragement comes from the Girls Club site in Guatemala. The Girls Club site was created with the intention of seeing girls come together to learn about Jesus and  build a community where they feel safe and accepted. Each girl walks through the site’s doors...

A Life Well Lived

This has been a difficult week for the Students International family. Tuesday our dear friend, brother, and long-time staff member Fernando Saravia passed away. Fernando served with SI Guatemala for over 25 years. He served with excellence as a site leader, part of the leadership team, as the...

A Humble Carpenter

Today’s story of encouragement comes from the Trade School Site in Guatemala. At the beginning of the year, a young volunteer firefighter named Diego decided he wanted to take a step in furthering his education and do something that he loves. On his days off from firefighting, he...

God Showed Rosalina she is Valuable to Him

Today’s story of encouragement comes from the Women’s Social Work Site in Guatemala. Watch the video below to learn how God has equipped Rosalina with the tools to do anything she puts her mind to and how that has led her to see how valuable she is to...

God Transformed Ingrid. Spiritually AND Physically

Can you imagine growing up with a learning disability without anyone to help you with basic skills like reading and writing? In the states, we take for granted that we have schools systems equipped to care for these students. In countries, like Guatemala, children like Ingrid get left...

The Encouraging Field Story you Need Right Now

Linzy is the world’s sweetest 14-year-old girl.  She lives in Guatemala and the SI family has helped care for her through our Child Sponsorship program since she was 5 years old. This past June, Linzy was suffering through anxiety and depression.  This had been a struggle for her for a...

From Business to Cooking

Today we want to share with you the story of how our Microfinance site leader Gerber Lopez, is going beyond finance to connect with people and spread the Gospel in Guatemala. Microfinance is a site that has different programs in Guatemala, it started by giving loans to small...

Christ's Strength, Our Strength

Read the story below about Rosalina and how the Women’s Social Work Site in Guatemala has given her the tools to learn that she can do anything she sets her mind to and how valuable she is. We want to share about the Woman’s Social Work Site and...

Student Growth, Our Growth

Today we get to learn about how our Special Ed site in Guatemala grows and develops as its participants do! The Special Education site has had an incredible history of growth and development of the children with special needs in Magdalena and some surrounding communities. Since last year,...

Blessed to Bless

Today we get to learn about how things are going in Guatemala, and we are so excited to share that thanks to your support, these teenagers have been blessed and now are preparing to embark on a journey that will teach them so much! In SI Guatemala, we...