Archive | May, 2011

Four simple words, one big change for Victoriano

Lesbia Marroquin, coordinator of programs in San Rafael, shared the following success story about one of our students, made possible by your support. On a recent day in the San Rafael school, Victoriano Vasquez was anxious. It was his day to get his sponsorship birthday gift, a new pair of shoes, and he was practically […]

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Results for Noche de Colores 2011

      Generosity abounds at Noche de Colores … After a day of downpours, the sun came out to shine on our Guatemalan market and event. The fundraiser was a great success, attended by 483 people who came together to pledge more money during the auction than ever before, raising $111,600 for our programs. […]

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Honoring an exemplary mother

by Sandra Ortiz, Antigua Programs Director en Español On this day between the American and Guatemalan Mother’s Day, I wanted to talk about one of our exemplary affiliated mothers, Doña Ismenia Orbelina. Ismenia is a very brave person who has struggled in life. Yet from the first time I saw her in a Loving Parenting Workshop, she has surprised me. She was always quiet […]

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