This week we have a team down in Guatemala. They are learning about the culture, seeing the beautiful country, and experiencing our Lord’s heart for themselves and the precious people of Guatemala and how He knits our lives together. Please join us in praise as we see the hand of God move.
The challenges of the Guatemala City garbage dump community are many, especially for students who are dedicated to working hard at school. There are not many places and spaces available for students to get help, be encouraged or just use a computer or table to complete an assignment. The tutoring center was developed out of a […]
Public education is not free in Guatemala. In fact the cost of tuition, uniforms, books, shoes puts education out of reach for middle and high school students in the community around the garbage dump. There are many programs for preschool and elementary students but then the options disappear as they move to the next level […]
Thursdays in Popabaj are known as Thursdays of Love. The women come together to create a delicious and nutritious meal for their children. They laugh and share their lives. The children come together to play and learn in preparation for elementary school. The older children come home from school to a healthy meal to nourish […]
One tutor explained the purpose behind playing games with students as a part of their tutoring session. He said you can ask a student how their day was, and you will get a short answer, but if you play a game and get to know them, you will start to hear more of both the […]
Do you have any Spanish fiction books? Any reading level! We want to add more variety to our library in the learning center in Guatemala City. Let us know, and we will connect with you.
The mentoring program recently took a field trip to the pool. The field trips are so important for the families. They get to see beautiful creation outside of the garbage dump community. They experience a day of recreation and relaxation. They spend time with their families building memories and bonds which keep them connected as […]
How can helping hurt anyway? We can actually do a lot of damage to ourselves and those we are trying to help. Often people living in material poverty have a low self image- feeling helpless or worthless. And people not living in material poverty have an elevated self-image- they could be the provider or problem […]
THANK YOU! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! Thank you to everyone who participated in the golf outing. We are so grateful to sponsors, golfers, fundraisers and volunteers. Truly it was a day of local engagement for a global cause. The funds raised will continue to support life-changing mentoring and discipleship in the Guatemala City garbage dump […]
Will you come to Guatemala with us in November? Are you looking for a place your church or business can make a difference. For the Love of Missions is looking for partners! We’d love to show you first hand how God is using For the Love of Missions in Guatemala. Ask questions, get more info, […]