Living Off of Garbage

Garbage is everywhere. Two children and their mothers used to trudge over the piles, holding a hook to dig in garbage. They were here at the dump at 5 or 6 in the morning every day. Nearly 150 children used to work at this dump in León, Nicaragua, looking […]

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Child Sponsorship: Life After Graduation

Tulancingo is located in a semidesert valley in central México. The view is beautiful and green with big cactus trees standing on the horizon. The area of Tulancingo holds great history from the ancient Toltec and Otomi cultures. Although the inhabitants […]

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Sewing Mamas Work for a Better Future

For three months the women met, sitting at their sewing machines, not only learning a skill to help them support their families, but also gaining new hope and faith in God. This exceptional group of women at Centro de Desarrollo Gracia y Poder student […]

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Facing the Global Food Crisis in Nicaragua

It’s 11:30 a.m. and lunch should be almost ready, but this home of seven people has only a small bowl of boiling water on their firewood stove. The father just came back from a busy morning at the farm, bringing some beans that would be used for […]

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Leadership Development Academy

The Leadership Academy in Guatemala was implemented in 2005 for the first time to prepare students to enter the Leadership Development Program and find good candidates for the program.

The idea consisted of a leveling up camp called ‘Leadership Academy.’ Guatemala learned from the Dominican Republic’s experience … We adjusted their idea to our country’s needs and came up with a two-to three-week camp to offer tutoring, leadership training and orientation as the final stage of the selection process.

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