Delivering Food to Families in Need

Delivering Food to Families in Need

It’s 11:00 am and you wouldn’t believe how hard the scorching sun hits when you’re nearly 7,000 feet up in the mountains of San José Poaquil in Chimaltenango, Guatemala. The scene is almost surreal. A community leader, officially appointed by the local government,...
The Journey to the Center of Ak’Tenamit

The Journey to the Center of Ak’Tenamit

In the eastern part of Guatemala lays a school by the name of Ak’Tenamit. Ak’Tenamit serves as a boarding school for students in grades 7-12 and is one of the newest members of the GLP’s Computer Centers Program. With the addition of new computer equipment, they...
Rise Graduate Meets Michelle Obama

Rise Graduate Meets Michelle Obama

Education made this possible.  Ancelma was born in the Western Highlands of Guatemala, where 95% of students never graduate from high school. Through the GLP’s programs, Ancelma beat these odds, earned her diploma, and broke the cycle of poverty in her family....