Big impact for little people

Due to the Ministry of Education’s mandate to have preschool in all communities, many new schools do not have the table and chair sets for the kindergarteners. With a Rotary Grant, Amigos de Guatemala is able to provide 30 sets in rural areas. Volunteers will deliver them during our visit in January.

A Talented Artist

Jessica is a talented artist who represents not only Zacualpa but her Maya heritage. She has received regional and national recognition. She is one of our scholarship students who will be graduating from high school in just a few short weeks. Jessica is sponsored by the Interact Club in Salida, California.

Heirloom Corn

Part of community garden is to maintain and expand the heirloom black corn that is indigenous to the area. Very little of this corn is cultivated. Here is the distribution of the first crop.