Guatemala

Family Helping Family

Today we want to share a story of the impact the Appropriate Technology site in Guatemala has had on Joel and Anabela’s family. Thanks to your support, projects like this one are possible. You play a critical role in the stories we share! Read the story and see...

Space for Growth

Today’s story comes from our Appropriate Technology Site in Guatemala! Every year, we ask our site leaders to look for ways to adapt their sites to the challenges we see in the communities. Over the past year, we have seen many more students choose to drop out of...

Can We Take a Walk?

The beginning of 2021 looks much different than in previous years. However, we are blessed to continue finding ways to serve God in the communities to bring light and hope. Today’s story comes from Steven Hinkeldey from our Sponsorship Site in Guatemala! Recently, our Jr. and Sr. High boys...

An Opportunity to Pivot

Guatemalan schools have continued to rely on virtual learning into 2021, which has created unique difficulties for the students in our communities, many of which have limited internet and technology access.

Coffee, Bread, and Fellowship

The beginning of 2021 looks much different than in previous years. However, we are blessed to continue finding ways to serve God in the communities to bring light and hope. Today’s story comes from Gerber Lopez, our Microfinance Site leader in Guatemala.  Often our work with Students International...

Even in a Pandemic, God Provides

The beginning of 2021 looks much different than in previous years. However, we are blessed to continue finding ways to serve God in the communities to bring light and hope. Today we are encouraged by the story of a local church from El Gorrion in Guatemala. One of our goals...

Joyful Gathering

As the pandemic continues and countries begin to open back up, our work in each base is looking different every week. However, we are blessed to continue finding ways to serve God in the communities to bring light and hope. Today’s story comes from our staff in Guatemala. In the middle of...

God's Provision

Today's story comes from Gaby Escobar, serving in Guatemala at our Special Education Site! Working with Special Needs children during this season has been challenging, but we have seen God's provision throughout. One challenge faced by our students and their families has been a lack of food. Many families have lost work due to the pandemic, and we have been blessed to have been able to provide food for our families on three different occasions.

Refuge and Strength

During this time of staying home due to the pandemic situation, our Women's Social Work Site has had the opportunity of ministering women through phone Bible Studies. God has been good, and we have witnessed how faith has grown in women's hearts and have enjoyed answers to their prayers.

Leadership and Connections in Guatemala!

Amid this COVID season, there has been much need in our communities. During this pandemic, we have seen God's provision and have seen him touch others' hearts to help their community. Some leaders, pastors from the community, along with some of our staff, have been involved in helping through the packing and distributing of food to those in need.