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Reading, Writing, and Math Contest in San Rafael

by Lesbia Marroquín, San Rafael Coordinator I want to share with you an activity that we held last week at school. Through the School Partner Initiative, Education Promoter Ligia Pol organized a contest in reading, writing, and math between the three sections of first grade. Each class had five participants who competed as a team […]

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A symbol of perseverance

by Lesbia Marroquín, San Rafael coordinator It is gratifying and amazing to see how age does not prevent the people of San Rafael from walking long distances in search of resources, despite a sunny day, to meet their goals. That is what strengthens us each day and helps us understand the dynamics of the population […]

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Junior high attendance jumps in San Rafael

by Rocio Gonzalez, Satellite Coordinator For the first time, the junior high in San Rafael needs more desks! They have more students this year, and this is the first time they have asked for more desks since we have been in San Rafael. Before, there were always extras. So we gave them 10 second-hand desks […]

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Vacation school

Education promoters held vacation schools in area partner schools over the holiday break. (The Guatemalan school year runs from late January to early November, with a break from mid November through most of January.) Below are photos from the vacation school in San Rafael, where children participated in activities that encouraged reading, creative and critical […]

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