Posts Tagged ‘La Escuela Integrada’

St. John’s College Students Head to Guatemala

By Paula Bohland Seven college students are traveling to Guatemala May 20-26, to assist the children and families of Escuela Integrada. St. John’s college students include Carter Woolly, Caroline Plyler, Juliana Anderson, and Katheryn Rusher, who will be joined by college students from Bethel Lutheran Church in Virginia. This mission trip was designed and requested by…

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Consider Giving a Kid Your Lunch

By Paula Bohland The children who attend La Escuela Integrada are hungry.  They live in impoverished homes where food is often scarce or not even available. It is hard to learn when you are hungry.  A child with an undernourished brain is more likely to be lethargic and cannot easily process information. They may become…

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An Opportunity to Double Your Support

The school year in Guatemala is from January until October. Therefore, the kids in Guatemala are still in school while we are enacting summer plans and vacations. Their need for food and assistance continues through the year and is especially noted in summer months when donations are very low. This year a group of donors…

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How Important is Each Child?

By Paula Bohland Sponsorship means a lot to the children attending La Escuela Integrada. In Guatemala, the children from the school are told and experience constant messages of being “less than.” Their society looks down on them because they are poor, there are people who believe that because they are indigenous they are stupid and…

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