Fernando & Marianela joined SI Guatemala in 1998 as full time staff. Fernando is a native of Guatemala. He began his work with SI as a site leader of Economic Development for three years. After that, he was Teams Director for four years. In 2005, Fernando was called to be the SI Guatemala Field Director and in 2015 Fernando became the director of the Students International Training Center, located in Antigua. He and Marianela will help facilitate the Students International training program that all new staff will attend before beginning their ministry on the field. Fernando has a heart to give others the tools they need be as effective as possible in their ministry.
Marianela Saravia serves in Guatemala.
Staff with Students International raise all of their own financial support in order to stay on the mission field and serve where God has called them. You can join a staff member’s support team by donating on a monthly basis or with a one-time gift. All donations (from the US) are tax-deductible.