Nehemias enjoyed a kid’s meal at Burger King this past Wednesday. The children are required to eat all of their food at the feeding center, but Nehemias asked permission to save his remianing food. When he was questioned about why he didn’t want to eat all of the food, his response was “I will give … More Meet Nehemias!
One of the changes made at the feeding center has been keeping close record of attendance. Attendance in school is not madatory so perfect attedance seems to be difficult for the feeding center also. In June my dad told the kids that he would take eveyone with perfect attendnce during July to Burger King for … More Burger King!
The school calendar for the children in Guatemala is from January through October. All of you know the time to buy school supplies for the children in the U.S. is July and August. School supplies can be bought in Guatemala but they do not have the great deals found in the states. Many stores have … More Shopping for School!
This past week has been busy with our normal ministries along with assisting to serve the people affected by the volcano. Soy spent Wednesday at El Rodeo helping a team with Clubhouse Guatemala. They worked through the church to have a medical clinic, food distribution, and a Block Party. Soy was very impressed with the … More Hilachas and Block Party!
Are you interested in being a vital part of the GRACE Feeding & Education Program? Here a couple of ways to become a partner with us: Sponsor a Specific Child– $40 per month allows the children to receive school supplies, school uniforms, 3 weekly meals, 3 afternoons at the feeding center, a birthday gift, a … More How Do I Sponsor a Child?
Thank you all again for your support with the library. So many of you have been so faithful to go and buy a few of your childhood favorite books to send to Guatemala! I cannot tell you how it has been such a joy to watch these kids fall in love with reading! Every child … More Gracias!
Several weeks ago, it was brought to my attention that some of the kids may not understand why the “Americans” come to love on them and then leave. Many of the children deal with insecurities which develop as a part of abandonment from their personal family members. We have talked to the kids about Tess … More Fiesta!