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....
Empowering Girls in Tech

Empowering Girls in Tech

Hacienda Maria students proudly holding their new Microsoft certificates  Melinda Gates once said, “If you want to lift up humanity, empower women.” And that is exactly what the community of Hacienda Maria is doing. This year, 18 GLP Computer Program students from...
Edwin’s Path out of Poverty

Edwin’s Path out of Poverty

Textbooks. Computers. Spark Reading. Rise Youth Development. All four of the GLP’s programs work with students in Guatemala to help them get the education they deserve in order to reach one of the biggest milestones in their lives, high school graduation! But it...